Monday, 7 June 2010
The following Member took and subscribed the Oath required by law Right honourable Stephen Creswell Timms, for East Ham
The Secretary of State was asked-
What plans his Department has to attract more top science and mathematics graduates to be teachers.
If he will publish each representation his Department has received from (a) head teachers and (b) associations representing head teachers in favour of greater autonomy for schools.
What plans he has for the Building Schools for the Future programme.
What plans he has for the Building Schools for the Future programme in Nottinghamshire; and if he will make a statement.
What progress has been made on the academies programme in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he plans to take to support children with special educational needs.
What assessment he has made of the prospects for progress on the academies programme; and if he will make a statement.
How much funding he plans to allocate to (a) Slough borough council and (b) other local authorities where there are insufficient primary school places in order to increase the number of such...
What recent assessment he has made of the level of participation by primary schools in the academies programme; and if he will make a statement.
What his Department's priorities will be in allocating funding for new school building.
What plans he has for the operation of the pupil premium.
What recent discussions he has had with local authorities on the Building Schools for the Future programme.
Which grants to local authorities for children's services and youth services will continue to be ring-fenced.
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.
Debate resumed (Order, 2 June). Question again proposed, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal...
I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of Ms Harriet Harman. Once moved, that amendment will limit the scope of debate to the issues mentioned in it. Older hands can...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 15), That, at this day's sitting, proceedings relating to the Motions in the name of Sir George Young, relating to the Political and...
It might be for the convenience of the House if I explain that I intend that this motion should be debated together with motions 4, 5 and 6.
Ordered, (1) That Standing Order No. 122B (Election of select committee chairs) be amended by inserting, after line 6: '(aa) the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee;' (2) That the...
Resolved, That this House expresses the opinion that the Resolution of the House of 30 October 2003, relating to Pay for Chairs of Select Committees (No. 2), should be further amended by...
Queen's recommendation signified. Resolved, That the Resolution of the House of 30 October 2003, relating to Pay for Chairs of Select Committees (No. 2), be further amended by inserting after...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr Newmark.)
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