Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science

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  • Curriculum Development Body (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what progress has been made towards the establishment of a new curriculum development body; and if he will make a statement.

  • School Admissions (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he is satisfied with the manner in which local education authorities are operating sections 6 and 7 of the Education Act 1980.

  • Expenditure Policy (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when he expects to publish the report of Her Majesty's inspectors of schools on the effects of public expenditure policies in 1982.

  • Voucher System (15 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when Her Majesty's Government will announce details of their policy to widen parental choice in education.

  • Pupil-Teacher Ratios (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the pupil-teacher ratio of primary and secondary schools, respectively, in England.

  • Primary School Places (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will take steps to increase the number of places in primary schools for the rising-fives.

  • University Grants Committee (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what subjects he expects to discuss at his next meeting with the chairman of the University Grants Committee.

  • Institute of Geological Sciences (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what support his Department is giving to the Institute of Geological Sciences; and what advice he gave on the move of expert personnel from...

  • Television (Effect on Children) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what discussions he has had with the broadcasting authorities on the influence of television on schoolchildren.

  • Education Authorities (Financial Support) (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the total level of Government financial support for local education authorities in 1982–83; and how much money was withheld...

  • Inner London Education Authority (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what has been the level of central Government funding for the Inner London education authority in each year since 1979 at 1979 prices.

  • Education Authorities (Financial Support) (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will provide additional finance for education authorities to prevent the closure of schools.

  • History Teaching (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he has any plans for a central core curriculum for teaching of history.

  • Pupil Numbers (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many children he estimates will be entering the primary, secondary and further education sectors for each of the next 10 years.

  • School Standards (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what plans he has to improve standards in schools.

  • Inner London (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he has received about the structure of education provision in inner London.

  • Parental Contributions (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the parental contribution to students in higher education.