20 Years of Devolution

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:50 pm on 11th July 2019.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee 12:50 pm, 11th July 2019

I will in a moment, but let me just make this point because it may be relevant to Scotland as well.

We were promised that we would have better standard of education, but in reality, the independent programme for international student assessment—PISA—tests have shown that Welsh pupils are less likely now to get GCSEs and A-levels, or to go to the best universities, than their counterparts in England.