Monday, 27 February 2023
I have the sad duty to inform the House of the death of Baroness Boothroyd, Speaker of the House from 1992 until 2000. I know all Members will wish to join me in expressing our deep sadness on...
The Secretary of State was asked—
If her Department will provide additional financial support to special educational needs providers in rural areas.
What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the provision of eye testing for children in special school settings.
What steps she is taking to tackle transphobic bullying in schools.
What steps her Department is taking to improve reading standards.
What steps she is taking with Cabinet colleagues to ensure that education and training programmes meet local skills needs.
What assessment her Department has made of the potential impact of increases in the cost of living on pupil attainment.
What progress her Department has made on developing a register of home-schooled children.
What steps her Department is taking to support local councils in delivering children’s services.
What steps she is taking to improve secondary school education on the Isle of Sheppey.
What steps she is taking to improve support for children with special educational needs and disabilities and their families.
What steps her Department is taking to support upskilling opportunities for adults.
What steps she is taking to improve access to affordable childcare.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. On 6 February, the Middlesbrough Development Corporation (Establishment) Order 2023 was laid before the House. Last Friday, Middlesbrough Council voted not to...
Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Jonathan Gullis, supported by Priti Patel, Sir Robert Buckland, Mr Simon Clarke, Brandon Lewis and Brendan Clarke-Smith presented a...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Lifelong Learning (Higher Education Fee Limits) Bill: Committal (1) The Bill...
King’s recommendation signified. Resolved, That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Powers of Attorney Bill, it is expedient to authorise the payment out of money provided by...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
That the draft Higher-Risk Buildings (Key Building Information etc.) (England) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 23 January, be approved.—(Mike Wood.) Question agreed...
That the draft Radio Equipment (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2023, which were laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.—(Mike Wood.) Question agreed to.
Before I begin, I know the whole House will join me in paying tribute to Betty Boothroyd, who passed away yesterday. She was a remarkable woman who commanded huge admiration and respect as the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Jacob Young.)
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