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Monday, 18 June 2012
The Secretary of State was asked—
What his policy is on funding by his Department of schools in Northumberland; and if he will make a statement.
What estimate he has made of changes in the number of pupils taking science, language, history and geography courses following the introduction of the English baccalaureate.
What steps schools are taking to raise awareness of the effect of human trafficking.
What steps he is taking to improve the status and quality of the teaching profession.
If he will review the guidance to academies and free schools to ensure they serve healthy food to their pupils.
What steps he is taking to improve provision for children and young people with special educational needs.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of sex education in schools; and if he will make a statement.
What steps he is taking to reduce truancy in primary schools.
What steps he is taking to support the provision of better facilities for special needs education in Warrington.
What steps he plans to take to speed up the adoption process.
What plans he has for changes to the national curriculum for English.
What steps he is taking to improve the quality of careers advice provided by those working in the education sector.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the new £1.1 billion Ministry of Defence nuclear submarine contract.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I simply wanted to explain that my question did not relate to whether or not the reactor cores could be adapted for use in Vanguard class successor subs; rather,...
[1st Allocated Day] Considered in Committee
I beg to move amendment 3, page 16, line 20, at end insert— ‘(6A) The Minister must ensure that a formal appeals process is in place for any person in respect of...
I beg to move amendment 1, page 2, line 44, at end insert— ‘(2A) Provision must ensure that application forms ascertain the eligibility of an applicant to register in another local...
I beg to move amendment 5, page 18, line 27, at end insert— ‘(4A) In section 53 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (power to make regulations as to registration, etc), after...
I beg to move amendment 6, page 3, line 39, leave out from ‘canvass’ to end of line and insert— ‘(1A) The annual canvass must be held during the month of October every...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Police (Collaboration: Specified Function) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 27 March 2012, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.—(Michael Fabricant.)
Ordered, That Mr Dave Watts be discharged from the Foreign Affairs Committee and Mark Hendrick be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Ordered, That Anas Sarwar be discharged from the International Development Committee and Fiona O’Donnell be added.—(Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Michael Fabricant.)
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