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Most recent annotations on things by Nick Gibb

  • John Connor: A phonic check for 6 year olds will not be able to determine the influence of home over school at such an early stage in a pupil's schooling. As such it's not worth doing. How much of the £3,000... (17 April 2012)
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  • John Connor: How is the government helping exisitng teachers to improve when CPD budgets are slashed and the very personnel who deliver the training have been laid off? (17 April 2012)
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  • Pat Allen: I find it interesting, taking into account the current discussion, that the acronym for Local Authority Designated Officers -LADOS - is a term also sometimes used to describe the delinquent... (16 November 2011)
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  • jane eades: Nick Gibb does not mention what the Coalition is planning to do about the failing academies! Ofsted has concerns about a greater percentage of academies than LEA schools. (15 November 2011)
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  • David Riddle: Sorry to have to correct Mr. Gibb, but technically 'Blackberry' is a product name, *not* a company. The company that make the Blackberry smart phone is Research in Motion (RIM). (3 November 2011)
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  • Terence Kay: If there is a short fall of affordable housing, why is it necessary to create 4000 more jobs which would, of course, then increase the need for even more affordable housing. We seem to be going... (19 March 2009)
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  • Dawn Allen: Fast tracking teachers is a nonsense. Fast tracking means a diminished training and will not allow teachers to be suitably knowledgeable or qualified to teach properly. Teachers are already... (12 March 2009)
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  • tony archer: click this link http://maps.environment-agency.gov.uk/wi yby/mapController then Put the word FORD in the search box then ZOOM OUT A BIT BLUE means the bits that could easily be... (3 April 2008)
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  • tony archer: isnt this in a FLOOD PLAIN AREA? http://maps.environment-agency.gov.uk/wi yby/mapController enter the name ford sussex (14 March 2008)
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  • Gary Smith: Our local planning authority is Arun District Council, not Arundel District Council. (3 March 2006)
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  • Jack Scott: I agree that there are many council tax rises which are irresponsible and unsustainable. However, it is absolutely crystal clear that the areas with the highest council tax rises (both in the... (11 January 2006)
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  • Lee Smallbone: I could not agree more. If I had known of this petition, I would have gladly made it 1,093. I await the latest round of disproportionate rises for 2006. (11 January 2006)
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