Monday, 25 June 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to ensure that children with special educational needs are able to access support services that are close to home.
What steps he is taking to ensure that all children have continuing opportunities to develop academic and practical skills.
What progress his Department has made on strengthening the social work profession.
If he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the recommendations for his Department in the Family Rights Group report, “Care Crisis Review: Options for Change”, published...
What assessment he has made of the effect of the Government’s policy on funded childcare on the financial viability of childcare settings.
Whether he plans to include mandatory teaching on cold water shock as part of compulsory swimming and water lessons.
What progress his Department has made on the introduction of T-levels.
What steps his Department is taking to ensure that children educated in all settings are safe and receive a good education.
What steps he has taken to implement the recommendations set out in “Northern Powerhouse Schools Strategy: An independent review” by Sir Nick Weller, published in November 2016.
What estimate he has made of the number of schools that will have a cash terms reduction in their budget in 2018-19 compared with 2017-18.
What steps he is taking to respond to poorly performing academy trusts.
What steps his Department is taking to improve the learning experience for neurodiverse people.
What steps his Department has taken to increase the take-up of STEM subjects.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the free school and academy programmes on GCSE results.
What his policy is on the eligibility of EU students starting courses in English higher education institutions in 2019-20 and 2020-21 for home fee status and student loans and grants.
What steps he is taking to improve social mobility in post-16 education.
What recent assessment he has made of the (a) effectiveness of children’s centres and (b) ability of families to access those centres.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to make a statement following the publication on Friday of the Airbus Brexit risk assessment report...
Urgent Question) To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to make a statement on the Government’s childhood obesity strategy.
Mr Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the proposed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. Britain’s energy policy on electricity generation is based on meeting three needs: ensuring that we can...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Charles Hendry published his review of the role of tidal lagoons in December 2016 —[Interruption.]
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Damian Collins, supported by Julie Elliot, Paul Farrelly, Simon Hart, Julian Knight, Ian C. Lucas, Brendan O’Hara, Rebecca Pow, Jo...
Ordered, That, at this day’s sitting, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Secretary Chris Grayling relating to National...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 145(3)), That this House agrees with the Report of the Liaison Committee of 20 June: (1) That a day not later than 5 August be...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Nursing and Midwifery (Amendment) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 17 May, be approved.—(Kelly Tolhurst.) The Speaker’s opinion as to the decision of...
I believe that the Government’s first duty is to keep us safe from those who would do us harm, whether here or abroad. Our fantastic servicemen and women sign up to do just that—to...
Those who have protected us deserve in turn to be protected, to live their lives in peace with the full knowledge of their country’s gratitude, and to know that they will not be pursued in...
Over the past four years of knocking on doors in the Camelford area, the No. 1 issue that residents have raised with me is the need for a bypass. The A39 is a very busy road, running down the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Kelly Tolhurst.)
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