Monday, 19 May 2008
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the effect on educational attainment levels in Kettering at the GCSE stage of the establishment of the two academies there.
If he will make it his policy that parents of children at feeder schools and existing secondary schools can vote on whether an academy should be established in their area as part of the...
What progress has been made towards meeting the target of establishing 3,500 children's centres by 2010.
What recent assessment he has made of the charging policies of local authorities for pupil transport to and from voluntary-aided schools; and if he will make a statement.
How many children's centres there are in Ipswich.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on the provision of short breaks for disabled children.
What steps he is taking to improve youth facilities in Warrington.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the London, Manchester and Black Country Challenges; and if he will make a statement.
When he expects further children's centres to be established in Crawley.
What recent steps the Government have taken to raise standards in schools.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on the review of child and adolescent mental health services; and if he will make a statement.
How many children's centres there are in Milton Keynes.
What discussions he has had with schools in Northamptonshire on their admission policies following the Government's recent analysis of three local education authorities.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I ask your advice about the High Court's determination on Friday that Members' private home addresses should be published under the Freedom of Information Act...
(Clauses Nos. 4, 11, 14 and 23, Schedule No. 2 and any new Clauses or new Schedules relating to the termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners) Considered in Committee.
I beg to move amendment No. 1, page 4, leave out line 5.
I beg to move amendment No. 31, page 8, line 21, leave out subsection (1) and insert— '(1) Section 11 of the 1990 Act (licences for treatment, storage and research) is amended as...
With the leave of the House, I shall take motions 2 and 3 together.
Ordered, That Mr Rob Wilson be discharged from the Procedure Committee and Mr Mark Field be added.
Ordered, That Mr Nick Clegg be discharged from the Joint Committee on Tax Law Rewrite Bills and Mr Colin Breed be added .—[ Mr. Nic holas Brown , on behalf of the Committee of Selection .]
This petition is an interesting one, because the driving force behind it was a great grandfather, Mr. Phil Thompson, who was bewildered as to why his great grandchildren were taken out of the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Liz Blackman.]
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