Monday, 20 January 2020
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to increase (a) recruitment and (b) retention of childminders.
What assessment he has made of trends in the number of looked-after children in out-of-area placements as a result of the unavailability of a place in their home local authority.
What assessment he has made of trends in the level of teacher (a) recruitment and (b) retention.
What assessment he has made of the educational attainment of children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Whether he plans to review the operation of the pupil premium.
What his policy is on free school meals.
What assessment he has made of trends in the number of children entering the care system.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on ensuring that the development of free schools and academies is not restricted by planning...
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for further education.
What plans he has to ensure UK access to EU educational and research programmes after the UK leaves the EU; and if he will make a statement.
What progress his Department has made on the introduction of T-Levels.
What steps his Department is taking to increase the number of good school places in England.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the student finance system on students from low-income backgrounds.
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding for schools.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Debate resumed (Order, 14 January). Question again proposed, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and...
I inform the House that I have selected amendment (d), in the name of the Leader of the Opposition, which will be moved at the start of the debate, and amendments (b) and (e), which will be moved...
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Tom Pursglove.)
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