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Monday, 30 November 2009
The Secretary of State was asked-
What his most recent assessment is of the educational achievement of pupils eligible to receive free school meals.
What methods he uses to assess the effectiveness of individual Sure Start centres.
How many children's centres there are in the Ealing, Southall constituency.
What progress has been made on the roll-out of the ContactPoint database; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he has considered to assist teachers and parents to reduce the incidence of cyberbullying of children; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has for the future of national curriculum testing; and if he will make a statement.
What is his Department's policy on the use of educational psychologists in schools.
How many school playing fields have been sold for development in the last five years.
What recent representations he has received on the effects on schools of Ofsted's role in inspecting the safeguarding of children.
How many Muslim girls boarding schools there are with more than 4,000 pupils in England.
What steps he plans to take to raise academic standards in primary schools.
If he will encourage the teaching of Britain's military history in schools.
What plans his Department has for the rebuilding and refurbishment of secondary schools in Plymouth.
What proportion of head teachers he expects to retire in the next five years.
What steps he is taking to improve standards of discipline in schools; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, let me begin this statement on Afghanistan by once more paying tribute to our armed forces. Since 2001, our forces have been fighting in Afghanistan one of the longest military...
With permission, Mr. Deputy Speaker, I wish to make a statement on patient safety in the NHS. Last week, the two regulatory bodies took action in respect of two NHS foundation trusts, Basildon...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Can you say whether you have had any indication from the Chancellor of the Exchequer that he intends to confirm in a statement that non-domicile tax...
[Relevant Documents: The Fourteenth Report from the Treasury Committee, Session 2008-09, Banking Crisis: regulation and supervision, HC 767, and the Government and Financial Services Authority...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A (7) ), That the following provisions shall apply to the Financial Services Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a...
Queen's recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52 (1)(a) ), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Financial Services Bill, it is...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52 (1)(a) ), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Financial Services Bill, it is expedient to authorise- (1) the...
Motion made and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 145), That this House agrees with the Report [ 25 November] of the Liaison Committee. -(Mr. Frank Roy.) Question agreed to.
Ordered, That the Costs in Criminal Cases (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I., 2009, No. 2720), dated 8 October 2009, be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee. -(Mr. Frank Roy.)
Motion made, That Ms Karen Buck, Jeremy Corbyn, Clive Efford, Siobhain McDonagh and Mr Andy Slaughter be members of the London Regional Select Committee. -(Mr. Frank Roy.)
Motion made , That- (1) Standing Order No. 14 (Arrangement of public business) shall have effect for this Session with the following modifications, namely: In paragraph (4) the word 'eight'...
It is my sad duty to present a petition on behalf of the constituents of Mid-Worcestershire regarding the Government's response to the parliamentary ombudsman's reports on Equitable Life. The...
I fight fearlessly for my constituents against inappropriate planning applications, so I am delighted to present this petition on behalf of residents against a tennis club application. Of course,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr. Frank Roy.)
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