Robert Halfon: I congratulate my right hon. Friend on displaying almost Zebedee-like qualities of resilience in terms of the Brexit magic roundabout, but on the figure she has quoted of up to £39 billion, will she confirm that there will not be any more offered in the continued negotiations? Could she also set out a detailed cost-benefit analysis that I can present to my constituents?
Robert Halfon: I congratulate the Minister for School Standards on the incredible work done on young children’s reading. On social justice, will my right hon. Friend consider providing 30 hours of free childcare for foster children, in line with those of working parents, by dropping the eligibility earnings cap for free childcare to £65,000 from the existing £100,000 mark?
Robert Halfon: Where are the Government, in terms of our post-club membership, on handing over a bill to the European Union? What is the amount that has been decided: £40 billion, £50 billion, more, or less?
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils have been excluded from primary schools in Harlow constituency in each academic year since 2010.
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students have been excluded from secondary schools in Harlow constituency in each academic year since 2010.
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many pupils have been expelled from primary schools in England in each academic year since 2010.
Robert Halfon: Many people were inspired by what the Prime Minister said on the steps of Downing Street when she took office. Will my hon. Friend look into using this opportunity to reform the Social Mobility Commission to create a social justice commission at the heart of Downing Street to assess the impact of every bit of domestic legislation on social justice?
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many fatal accidents occurred on the M11 motorway section in the Harlow constituency in each year since 2010.
Robert Halfon: May we have a debate on the importance and value of further education and skills, especially following the disgraceful attack, yet again, by the former chief inspector of schools, Michael Wilshaw, who told FE colleges to “get off their backsides”. That is entirely wrong, as 70% of our FE colleges are good or outstanding. He has previously said that FE is a Cinderella sector, but...
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many fatal accidents occurred on the M11 motorway in each year since 2010.
Robert Halfon: Does my right hon. Friend agree that, following a good Budget, and given the need for good housekeeping and the pressures on public spending, if the impression is given that we have wads of cash when it comes to Europe, that undermines our arguments on the public sector and on the need for good housekeeping, especially since the House of Lords says that we have no legal financial obligations?...
Robert Halfon: On the point made by the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Sir Vince Cable), it is worth noting and putting on the record that we have 900,000 apprentices at the moment, which is the highest ever figure in our island’s history. I strongly welcome the industrial strategy. Does my right hon. Friend not agree that a key part of it is supporting further education and skills, including...
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations his Department has received on payments being (a) requested and (b) made for the submission to a doctor, GP or consultant of a death certificate for signature; and if he will make a statement.
Robert Halfon: I welcome the Minister’s efforts to reform the SLC, and he will know that our Select Committee on Education is doing a value-for-money inquiry into universities. As well as looking at the management of the SLC, will the Minister use this opportunity to look at reducing the rate of interest for students, which is much higher than in many other countries in the developed world?
Robert Halfon: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit charging for car parking at NHS hospitals for patients, staff and visitors; and for connected purposes. The Bill will give peace of mind to patients and visitors when they need it most and support our hard-working doctors, nurses and other NHS staff who are struggling with the cost of living. It is time to end the hospital car...
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, on what day she plans to respond to the Fourth Report of the Education Committee, Evidence check: Grammar Schools, Session 2016-17, HC 780.
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much each school in Harlow received in pupil premium funding in (a) 2011-12, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18.
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much pupil premium funding schools in Harlow received in each financial year since 2014-15.
Robert Halfon: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much has been spent on regeneration of town centres in England since 2010; and in which such towns.