Luciana Berger, MP for Liverpool Wavertree, visited SOCLAS recently and met with both undergraduates and members of staff. Ms Berger was elected for the first time in the 2010 general election and is currently Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change. She spent part of the morning touring the Cypress Building, then spent some time chatting with final-year students, with the discussion ranging from studying languages to the Education Maintenance Allowance. Later in the day, Ms Berger met with members of staff to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the current climate in Higher Education.