Monday, 19 December 2016
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment she has made of the potential merits of special needs schools multi-academy trusts.
What steps her Department is taking to support teachers in improving educational outcomes.
What assessment she has made of trends in the level of teacher shortages.
What steps her Department is taking to prepare young people for their future careers.
What assessment she has made of the effect on further education institutions of the potential loss of access to the (a) European social fund and (b) European regional development fund after the...
What steps her Department is taking to help people from disadvantaged backgrounds to take up apprenticeships.
What plans the Government have to respond to the independent review by Sir Nick Weller, “A Northern Powerhouse Schools Strategy”, published in November 2016.
Whether her Department has closed any state secondary schools within three years of their conversion to a single trust academy.
What steps the Government are taking to increase educational opportunity for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.
By what age pupils are expected to know the times tables up to 12; and what proportion of children of that age in (a) Northamptonshire and (b) England know those times tables.
What steps her Department is taking to encourage physical exercise in schools.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on last week’s European Council. Both the UK and the rest of the EU are preparing for the negotiations that will begin when we...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the serious disturbance at HMP Birmingham on Friday. I begin by paying tribute to the bravery and dedication of the prison...
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to update the House on an announcement that was made in Riyadh earlier today on the conflict in Yemen. In 2014, Houthi forces and those loyal to former...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. The deliberations on the statement we have just had show why it is absolutely vital that we have robust parliamentary scrutiny of UK arms exports. In...
[Relevant document: Seventh Report from the Science and Technology Committee, Leaving the EU: Implications and opportunities for science and research, HC 502.]
That Mark Garnier be discharged from the Finance Committee and Mark Menzies be added.
That Adam Holloway be discharged from the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee and John Stevenson be added.
That Mims Davies be discharged from the Women and Equalities Committee and Philip Davies be added.
That John Glen be discharged from the Work and Pensions Committee and Royston Smith be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Christopher Pincher.)
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