Monday, 1 December 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps she is taking to promote the study of STEM subjects at school.
What steps her Department is taking to help more schools offer nursery classes.
What recent assessment she has made of the vulnerability of children missing from school and home to child sexual exploitation.
What steps she has taken to ensure that the best school leaders are recruited to work in the most challenging schools.
What assessment she has made of the potential merits of allowing nursery schools to become academies.
If she will make an assessment of the public benefit contributed by schools in the private sector.
When she plans to announce the outcome of the next phase of the Priority School Building programme.
What recent assessment she has made of the performance of free schools.
What steps she is taking to ensure that local authorities recruit and retain an adequate number of qualified children and family social workers.
What steps her Department is taking to make additional resources available to schools in areas that experience high levels of in-year admissions.
What recent representations she has received on the National Audit Office’s report, “Academies and maintained schools: oversight and intervention”, published on 30th October...
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
I would like to make a statement about our plan to invest £15 billion in England’s strategic road network. It is a new, five-year funded plan, backed by significant reform to make sure...
I wish today to make a statement on the future of our NHS, one that I hope everyone in this House will welcome. In October, NHS England and its partner organisations published an ambitious...
Application for emergency debate ( Standing Order No. 24)
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7), That the following provisions shall apply to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order...
I draw the House’s attention to the fact that financial privilege is involved in Lords amendments Nos. 5 to 34, 75, 123 and 124. If the House agrees to them, I will cause an appropriate...
I beg to move, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 97.
Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 103.—(Mr Vara.) The House divided: Ayes 315, Noes 203.
Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 107.—(Mr Vara.) The House divided: Ayes 312, Noes 200.
I beg to move, That the House disagrees with Lords amendment 74.
I beg to move, That this House agrees with Lords amendment 1.
Ordered, That Mr Jeremy Browne be discharged from the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee and Duncan Hames be added.—(Damian Hinds.)
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 4 to 6 together. Ordered,
That Mr Tom Harris be a member of the Transport Committee.—(John Penrose, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Damian Hinds.)
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