Second Pendle visit for education chief

A Government education chief has made a second visit to Pendle.

Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan returned to Nelson where she joined Pendle Conservative Parliamentary candidate Andrew Stephenson on a visit to Lomeshaye Village Day Nursery, on Lomeshaye Industrial Estate, which OFSTED inspectors have hailed as “outstanding”.

Secretary of State Nicky Morgan and Andrew Stephenson with pupils at Lomeshaye Village Day Nursery..

Secretary of State Nicky Morgan and Andrew Stephenson with pupils at Lomeshaye Village Day Nursery..

On her visit to Pendle in February, she called in at the new Whitefield Infant School and Nursery Unit.

The minister praised the facilities and opportunities available at the nursery and described her visit as “lovely”.

Secretary of State Nicky Morgan and Andrew Stephenson with pupils at Lomeshaye Village day Nursery.

Secretary of State Nicky Morgan and Andrew Stephenson with pupils at Lomeshaye Village day Nursery.