House of Commons debates
Monday, 21 January 2013

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Academies (8 speeches)
      What proportion of secondary school pupils are taught in academies in (a) the borough of Kettering, (b) Northamptonshire and (c) England.
    • Vocational Education (10 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the effects of removing statutory guidance on work experience at key stage 4 on the promotion of vocational education to young people.
    • Adoption (8 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to accelerate the adoption process.
    • Human Trafficking (8 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to raise awareness in schools of the dangers of human trafficking in the UK.
    • Children in Care (10 speeches)
      How many children went missing from local authority care in each of the last three years.
    • GCSEs (15 speeches)
      What recent representations he has received on his proposed changes to GCSEs; and if he will make a statement.
    • Early Intervention (8 speeches)
      What plans he has for early intervention provision; and if he will make a statement.
    • University Technical Colleges (8 speeches)
      How many students are enrolled in university technical colleges; and how many he expects to be enrolled by September 2013.
    • Special Educational Needs (8 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to ensure that children with special educational needs receive a co-ordinated service across agencies.
    • Child Care (8 speeches)
      What plans he has for child care provision; and if he will make a statement.
    • Sixth-form Colleges (8 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the success of sixth-form colleges; and if he will make a statement.
    • Academies (8 speeches)
      What plans he has to encourage the setting up of further academies.
    • Guidance and Advice Service (6 speeches)
      What progress he has made on ensuring the provision of a high-quality information, advice and guidance service in all secondary schools.
    • Topical Questions (39 speeches, 1 annotation)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
    • Algeria (118 speeches, 1 annotation)
      With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to update the House on the despicable terrorist attack in Algeria and the tragic events of the last few days. It is with great sadness that I have to...
    • Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill (0 speeches)
      Considered in Committee
    • [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (1 speech)
      Before I call the first group of amendments I must tell the Committee that the amendments to the schedule have been marshalled in error before the new clauses. The Committee will deal with the...
    • Clause 1 — Up-rating of certain social security benefits for tax years 2014-15 and 2015-16 (339 speeches)
      I beg to move amendment 12, page 1, line 4, leave out ‘by 1%’.
    • Business without Debate — Committees (1 speech)
      With the leave of the House, it will be convenient to take motions 2, 3 and 4 together. Ordered,
    • Culture, Media And Sport (0 speeches)
      That Mr Adrian Sanders be discharged from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee and Mr John Leech be added.
    • Justice (0 speeches)
      That Karl Turner be discharged from the Justice Committee and Graham Stringer be added.
    • Transport (0 speeches)
      That Mr John Leech be discharged from the Transport Committee and Mr Adrian Sanders be added.—(Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
  • East Midlands Ambulance Service (22 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Lancaster.)