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Education: Gender Equality - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:52 pm on 10th March 2020.

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Photo of Lord Blunkett Lord Blunkett Labour 2:52 pm, 10th March 2020

My Lords, will the Minister reflect on the experiment outlined this afternoon by my noble friend Lady Wilcox, which I was unaware of, and whether it also includes the really difficult issue of white working class boys, who underachieve in all areas—in science, in humanities and in the arts—and how we can ensure that gender equality stretches to those who may have belligerence but do not have confidence?