Monday, 21 March 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What his policy is on the future of devolved formula capital grant funding for (a) primary and (b) secondary schools.
What plans he has for single assessments and education, health and care plans for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
What recent representations he has received on the English baccalaureate.
When he plans to announce his proposals for capital funding for schools.
What plans he has for the future of history teaching in schools; and if he will make a statement.
Whether all those whose bid to open a free school in September 2011 was successful have been notified of the outcome of their bid.
Whether he plans to review the eligibility criteria for free school meals.
What steps he is taking to enable schools to determine their own curriculum.
What steps his Department is taking to support the teaching of design in schools.
What recent progress has been made by schools in Chatham and Aylesford constituency which are converting to academy status.
What his policy is on the provision of sporting facilities in schools.
What steps he is taking to improve the quality of teaching in schools.
What assessment he has made of the effects of reductions in local authority funding for education on the provision of information, advice and guidance for students at secondary level in Blackpool.
Whether children in care will automatically be eligible for funding through the scheme to replace education maintenance allowance.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Ordered , That, at the sitting on Tuesday 22 March, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until he has notified the Royal Assent to Acts agreed upon by both Houses.—(Sir George Young.)
Ordered, That Gregg McClymont be discharged from the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee and Dan Jarvis be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered, That Angela Smith be discharged from the Procedure Committee and Thomas Docherty be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered , That Kelvin Hopkins be discharged from the Transport Committee and Jim Dobbin be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Miss Chloe Smith.)
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