Covid-19: Education Attendance - Commons Urgent Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:18 pm on 1st July 2021.

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Photo of Baroness Morris of Yardley Baroness Morris of Yardley Labour 1:18 pm, 1st July 2021

My Lords, the Minister has talked about plans for when schools return for the September term, but in many areas there are two to three weeks of this term left and over 300,000 children a day not attending. What action is being taken to increase the number of children attending school this term?