Monday, 30 November 2015
As a guest of the Lawn Tennis Association, I had the pleasure and privilege of being present in Ghent to observe the Davis cup final over the weekend, and I feel sure that the whole House will...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What the effect of the spending review was on the amount her Department plans to spend on policies and services which in Scotland are devolved to the Scottish Government.
What discussions she has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the VAT treatment of sixth form colleges.
What recent assessment she has made of the effect of the abolition of the education maintenance allowance on educational participation and attainment inequality.
What plans the Government has to improve attendance in schools.
What steps the Government is taking to give parents a greater say in access to holiday and wrap-around care.
What discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the potential contribution by city regions to developing educational provision.
What steps she is taking to ensure adequate recruitment of teachers by primary and secondary schools; and if she will make a statement.
What steps her Department is taking to use EU funding to improve learning outcomes.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on his latest decision on the route and station choices for High Speed 2.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to update the House on the junior doctors’ strike. Earlier this month, the union representing doctors, the British Medical Association, balloted...
Before I call the hon. Member for Bracknell (Dr Lee) to move the motion, I should point out that there is a large number of would-be contributors to this debate, a rather disturbing proportion...
Ordered, That Margaret Beckett, Crispin Blunt, Damian Green, Mr Dominic Grieve, Sir Gerald Howarth, Dr Julian Lewis, Angus Brendan MacNeil, Dr Andrew Murrison, Robert Neill, Stephen Twigg, Keith...
Ordered, That Dr Alan Whitehead be discharged from the Energy and Climate Change Committee and Mr Jamie Reed be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Stephen Barclay.)
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