Wirral MP offers apprenticeship

Wirral West Conservative MP, Esther McVey, launches an apprenticeship scheme

Esther McVey's only been in the job for 100 days but is trying to make a difference to unemployment by taking on an apprentice.

Last year 150 business on the Wirral were looking to take on apprentices - they got more than three thousand applications.

Now Wirral West MP Esther McVey says she wants to give someone the chance to work with her as well as studying at college at the same time.

The former TV presenter has been telling Heart that she started her career through a similar scheme: 

Listen to the full interview here: