The Department for Education does not collect information regarding the number of home schooled children. It is parents’ responsibility to ensure that their children undergo full time education and to assist them with that, the state provides a wide-spread network of state funded schools. Parents have the freedom not to avail themselves of that service and to educate their children...
The Secretary of State for Education has spoken to a number of representatives from the religious and non-religious communities about proposed content for the new religious studies GCSE, which was published for consultation on 7 November and closes on 29 December.
The Secretary of State for Education has had many representations on the question of same sex marriage and relationships, but none relate to the teaching of British values because that is a different matter. All schools have an important part to play in preparing their pupils for life in modern Britain by promoting the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual...
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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
Currently held offices
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 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 64 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 86.56% 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") 598 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
30 May 2014, received £250 from the Daily Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for an article published on 13 May 2014. Hours: 5 hours. (Registered 3 June 2014)
Trustee, David Ross Education Trust (unremunerated), until 1 August 2014. (Registered 14 February 2013, updated 1 August 2014)
Member of Civitas’s Advisory Council
to steer its Curriculum Project (unremunerated), until 1 August 2014. (Registered 14 February 2013, updated 1 August 2014)
Member of the Mayor of London’s Expert Advisory Group for the London Schools Excellence Fund (unremunerated), until 1 August 2014. (Registered 14 February 2013, updated 1 August 2014)
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