Monday, 21 January 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What proportion of secondary school pupils are taught in academies in (a) the borough of Kettering, (b) Northamptonshire and (c) England.
What assessment he has made of the effects of removing statutory guidance on work experience at key stage 4 on the promotion of vocational education to young people.
What steps he is taking to accelerate the adoption process.
What steps he is taking to raise awareness in schools of the dangers of human trafficking in the UK.
How many children went missing from local authority care in each of the last three years.
What recent representations he has received on his proposed changes to GCSEs; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has for early intervention provision; and if he will make a statement.
How many students are enrolled in university technical colleges; and how many he expects to be enrolled by September 2013.
What steps he is taking to ensure that children with special educational needs receive a co-ordinated service across agencies.
What plans he has for child care provision; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the success of sixth-form colleges; and if he will make a statement.
What plans he has to encourage the setting up of further academies.
What progress he has made on ensuring the provision of a high-quality information, advice and guidance service in all secondary schools.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to update the House on the despicable terrorist attack in Algeria and the tragic events of the last few days. It is with great sadness that I have to...
Considered in Committee
Before I call the first group of amendments I must tell the Committee that the amendments to the schedule have been marshalled in error before the new clauses. The Committee will deal with the...
I beg to move amendment 12, page 1, line 4, leave out ‘by 1%’.
With the leave of the House, it will be convenient to take motions 2, 3 and 4 together. Ordered,
That Mr Adrian Sanders be discharged from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee and Mr John Leech be added.
That Karl Turner be discharged from the Justice Committee and Graham Stringer be added.
That Mr John Leech be discharged from the Transport Committee and Mr Adrian Sanders be added.—(Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Lancaster.)
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