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Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:22 am on 13th March 2020.

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Photo of Mike Wood Mike Wood Conservative, Dudley South 10:22 am, 13th March 2020

I think all parents of school-age children have been slightly frustrated by the rate at which their children tend to grow out of school uniforms, long before those uniforms wear out—invariably, children have a growth spurt just after they have been bought a new uniform. Many schools have introduced second-hand uniform shops. Does the hon. Lady think that that should be encouraged and made best practice in all schools?