Monday, 17 October 2011
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress has been made towards resolving the dispute at the Cardinal Vaughan memorial school.
What consideration he has given to offering two GCSEs in mathematics.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect on student choices of the English baccalaureate.
What assessment he has made of the effects of the withdrawal of bursary funding on PGCE students who commenced their courses in September.
What progress he has made on extending support for children with special educational needs.
How many university technical colleges he expects to open in 2012.
What assessment he has made of reductions in the budgets for Sure Start children’s centres in the financial year (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12.
What recent assessment he has made of the funding of faith schools; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has for the future of music education in schools.
What his policy is on the inclusion of British sign language as a modern foreign language option at GCSE.
What steps he is taking to encourage links between schools and employers; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he plans to take to promote the involvement of primary schoolchildren in IT and internet-related activities.
What plans he has to improve the quality of teaching.
Whether academies are able to move in-service training days to dates outside term time.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
I have a statement to make. Following it, I will not take questions or points of order. In July, I instituted an independent review of security arrangements, following the attack on Rupert...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Things have certainly moved on since last Monday, when the then Defence Secretary made a statement to the House. There has been a great deal of comment, and...
I beg to move, That this House reasserts its view that the salaries, pensions and expenses scheme for hon. Members ought to be determined independently of this House; accordingly invites...
I beg to move, That this House calls for the full disclosure of all Government-related documents, including Cabinet minutes, relating to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster; requires that such...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 25), That this House, at its rising on Tuesday 15 November 2011, do adjourn till Monday 21 November 2011; at its rising on Tuesday...
Ordered, That the Motion in the name of Sir George Young relating to the Electoral Commission shall be treated as if it related to an instrument subject to the provisions of Standing Order No....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Stephen Crabb.)
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