Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Employment

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th April 1999.

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The Secretary of State was asked

  • General Teaching Council (8 speeches)

    When the General Teaching Council will be operational; and if he will make a statement on its introduction. [81514]

  • Test Results (16 speeches)

    If he will make a statement about the inclusion of information about (a) average class sizes and (b) money spent per pupil in future published tables of test results at ages 11 and 14; and if...

  • Child Care (10 speeches)

    What progress has been made in increasing the number of out-of-school child care places. [81518]

  • Housing Costs (Students) (10 speeches)

    What discussions he has had with the Secretaries of State for Social Security and Environment, Transport and the Regions about help with housing costs for students. [81520]

  • Post-devolution Funding (4 speeches)

    When he will next meet the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals to discuss post—devolution funding arrangements. [81521]

  • Capital Allocation (Schools) (4 speeches)

    What has been the total increased capital allocation to schools in Hendon since May 1997. [81522]

  • New Deal for Schools (12 speeches)

    What representations he has received concerning the outcome of the new deal for schools: capital programme phase 3. [81523]

  • University Research (4 speeches)

    In what ways the additional funding for research announced in the comprehensive spending review will be used by the universities. [81524]

  • Further and Higher Education (6 speeches)

    What was the percentage of school leavers going on to further or higher education in the local authority areas with the (a) lowest and (b) highest percentages in the most recent year for which...

  • Learning Mentors (6 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on his proposals for the use of and access to learning mentors. [81528]

  • Age Diversity (4 speeches)

    When he plans to launch the code of practice on age diversity in employment; and what responses he has had to the draft code. [81529]

  • Employment Harmonisation (EU) (6 speeches)

    When he last discussed with the European Commission the harmonisation of policies to stimulate employment within the EU. [81530]

  • Education Action Zones (4 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on the number of bids received for education action zone status in the latest round. [81531]

  • Early Years Education (4 speeches)

    What steps have been taken to support early years education and quality child care through pre-schools and playgroups. [81532]