Academies, free schools and independent schools are already required to encourage pupils to respect fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. On 23 June, we launched a consultation on proposed revised standards, which will strengthen this position by requiring these schools...
This is a matter for the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation and I have asked its Chief Regulator, Glenys Stacey, to write directly to the hon. Member. A copy of her reply will be placed in the House of Commons Library.
The publication of the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) measure as part of the Department for Education performance tables since 2010 has encouraged schools to enter growing numbers of pupils for GCSEs in these core academic subjects. The proportion of pupils entering a combination of subjects amounting to the EBacc has increased from 22% in 2010 to 35% in 2013. In the same period the proportion...
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Conservative MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Schools and Families
- Home Department
- Trade and Industry
- Literacy and Numeracy
- Secondary Education: Curriculum
- Departmental Staff
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
- The Minister for Schools (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Minister (Schools), Children, Schools and Families (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Children, Schools and Families (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Minister (Schools), Education (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister, Education (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 79 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 87.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 589 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
£80 fee received from the Brighton Festival, 12a Pavilion Building, Castle Square, Brighton BN1 1EE, for participating in the Guardian Education Debate on Sunday 12 May 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 4 July 2013)
Trustee, David Ross Education Trust (unremunerated). (Registered 14 February 2013)
Member of Civitas’s Advisory Council
to steer its Curriculum Project (unremunerated). (Registered 14 February 2013)
Member of the Mayor of London’s Expert Advisory Group for the London Schools Excellence Fund (unremunerated). (Registered 14 February 2013)
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