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Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:40 am on 13th March 2020.

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Photo of Chris Green Chris Green Conservative, Bolton West 10:40 am, 13th March 2020

No doubt many parents in my hon. Friend’s constituency take a sensible and pragmatic approach to school uniforms, as indeed did my own parents. I had a total of two blazers during my time at secondary school—I remember that on my first day the sleeves went past the tips of my fingers. It is really important that people make sensible, pragmatic choices about school uniform, and that schools support families in need to ensure that they can have the appropriate wear.