Monday, 23 May 2022
Before we start today’s proceedings, I have a short statement to make. Members will recall that, in response to the House’s order for production of documents relating to the...
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to help ensure political impartiality in schools.
What recent steps his Department has taken to ensure that condition improvement fund allocations reflect the needs of schools and pupils.
What progress his Department has made on developing an alternative student finance product for Muslim students.
What steps his Department is taking to limit student loan interest payments.
What steps he is taking to help prevent violence against women on university campuses.
What progress he has made on helping to protect freedom of speech in education.
What steps he is taking to reform early years services and childcare provision.
What steps he is taking to help primary and secondary schools support pupils’ mental wellbeing.
What steps his Department is taking to help improve (a) early identification of, (b) teacher training in and (c) support for pupils with dyslexia and other neurodivergent conditions in primary...
What steps his Department is taking to support pupils who fall behind in maths and English.
What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his Department’s steps to help return severely absent pupils to school.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care if he will make a statement on the North East Ambulance Service and if he will launch an investigation.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I will make a statement on how the Government are responding to “The independent review of children’s social care” and the Competition and Markets...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. The Education Secretary has been caught red-handed using dodgy data to justify his academisation push. The independent statistics regulator has said...
[Relevant documents: Letter from Kit Malthouse MP, Minister for Crime, Policing and Probation to the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, relating to proposed Government amendments to...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Public Order Bill:
The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.
(2) Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Tuesday 21 June 2022. (3) The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit...
(4) Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are...
(7) Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.—(Amanda Solloway.) Question agreed to.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (Amendment) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 29 March in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.—(Amanda...
Ordered, That, at the sitting on Wednesday 25 May, business in the name of the Prime Minister relating to Ukraine may be entered upon at any hour and may be proceeded with, though opposed, for...
Ordered, That the Speaker have leave of absence on Thursday 26 May to visit the Falkland Islands in order to attend commemorative events regarding the Battle of Goose Green in this 40th...
With the leave of the House, we will take motions 6 and 7 together. Ordered,
That Bob Blackman, Patricia Gibson, Chris Green, Jerome Mayhew, Nigel Mills and Kate Osborne be members of the Backbench Business Committee.
That Paul Bristow be discharged from the Health and Social Care Committee and Marco Longhi be added.—(Christopher Pincher, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—(Amanda Solloway.) House adjourned.
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