Monday, 7 September 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 2 September). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to help ensure free speech in universities.
What steps the Government is taking to support universities accepting higher numbers of domestic students as a result of the recent policy change on predicted A-level grades.
What steps the Government are taking to prioritise access to exercise in schools as part of catch-up education as covid-19 restrictions are eased.
What steps his Department is taking to allocate grades to home-educated students who were unable to take public examinations as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of further education college finances.
If he will make an assessment of the adequacy of testing, marking and examination systems.
What recent assessment he has made of trends in the number of unemployed people accessing adult education.
What steps he is taking to ensure the financial stability of early years providers during the covid-19 outbreak.
What recent discussions he has had with school leaders on providing financial support for costs incurred during the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps he is taking to help ensure the safety of (a) pupils and (b) staff in schools as covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased.
What steps his Department is taking to support schools in areas with an increase in covid-19 infection levels.
What steps his Department is taking to close the attainment gap between students from disadvantaged and affluent areas.
What steps his Department is taking to help children and young people catch up on the education they missed during the previous school year as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps his Department is taking to support children with special educational needs and disabilities in returning to school as covid-19 restrictions are eased.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
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Before I call Minister Kit Malthouse to make a statement, I should remind right hon. and hon. Members that a person has been arrested in connection with the Birmingham attacks and that they...
Consideration of Bill, not amended in the Public Bill Committee
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That— (1) Anne Main be removed as a Trustee of the House of Commons Members’ Fund and Stuart Andrew and Sir Alan Campbell be appointed as Trustees...
[Relevant Documents: Third Report of the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission, Re-appointment of a Nominated Electoral Commissioner, HC 627.] Motion made, and Question proposed,...
[Relevant Documents: Second Report of the Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission, Re-appointment of the Chair of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England, HC 626.]...
Ordered, That Virginia Crosbie be discharged from the Women and Equalities Committee and Theo Clarke be nominated.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Eddie Hughes.)
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