Lord Nash

Conservative Peer

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Schools Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day): Amendment 1 12 Jul 2022

    My Lords, I declare an interest as chair of a multi-academy trust, Future Academies, and a trustee of the Education Policy Institute. I am no expert on parliamentary procedure and will not comment on the discussions on it so far, but I congratulate my noble friend the Minister on listening to the concerns expressed across your Lordships’ House and by the sector, and on her approach. I will...
  • Schools Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 39A 13 Jun 2022

    My Lords, I appreciate that my noble friend the Minister is in a difficult position; I am sure that she is reflecting greatly on the points that noble Lords across the House have made. However, as we are here, I will make a few further points. Some of them might be a bit technical; I apologise if that is the case. On Clauses 5 and 7, I should say at the outset that, as my noble friend Lord...
  • Schools Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 35B 13 Jun 2022

    I support my noble friend. I say to the noble Lords, Lord Knight and Lord Blunkett, that if a teacher has been teaching in the private sector for 20 years and is well qualified in their subject—through university and through practising it for 20 years—are we really going to make them take a course for nine months, at the end of which there are no exams, so that they are qualified to...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 January 2013

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (21 Jan 2013 to 28 Sep 2017)

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