Monday, 4 February 2019
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent representations he has received on the economic sustainability of the further education sector.
What recent steps his Department has taken to increase the take-up of STEM subjects.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the universal infant free school meals policy since 2014.
What assessment his Department has made of the effect on tertiary education of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
What steps he is taking to identify children who perform well at primary level but underperform at higher levels of education.
What steps his Department is taking to increase quality and choice in higher education.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of school efficiency advisers in helping schools manage resources.
What steps he is taking to increase funding for education in Essex.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the Government’s policy on funded childcare on the financial viability of childcare settings.
What assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the governance of multi-academy trusts.
What progress he has made in closing the attainment gap for disadvantaged children.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Home Secretary if he will make a statement on knife crime prevention orders.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs to make a statement on the intermediate-range nuclear forces treaty.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about Nissan. The House should know the background to the decision that the company announced yesterday. In July 2016, the allocation...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. You will be aware of reports that the Government were offering Labour MPs in economically challenged areas financial support for constituency projects in return...
With the leave of the House, I propose that we debate motions 1 and 2 together. There are motions this afternoon, and I do not want Members to be confused. More importantly, I do not want people...
Resolved, That the draft Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2019, which was laid before this House on 16 January, be approved.—(Guy Opperman.)
I beg to move, That this House has considered sport in the UK. I am delighted that the House has the opportunity to discuss this important subject today. This debate takes place just over three...
With the leave of the House, I propose to take motions 4, 5 and 6 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Civil Partnership and Marriage (Same Sex Couples) (Jurisdiction andJudgments) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which were laid before this House on 12 December 2018,...
That the draft Collective Investment Schemes (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, which were laid before this House on 17 December 2018, be approved.—(Iain Stewart.) Question...
That the draft Long-term Investment Funds (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, that were laid before this House on 17 December 2018, be approved.—(Iain Stewart.) The Speaker’s...
That the draft Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Order 2019, which was laid before this House on 20 December 2018, be approved.—(Iain Stewart .) Question...
There are bank branch closures happening up and down the country from a large number of different outlets. Today’s petition concerns the Bank of Scotland in St George’s Cross in my...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Iain Stewart.)
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