All 3 results for angela rayner speaker:Lucy Powell

Education: Public Funding (4 Jul 2017)

Lucy Powell: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Ashton-under-Lyne (Angela Rayner) on tabling this urgent question. Once again, we are seeing delusion from Ministers and Conservative Members. This discussion, and the warnings from headteachers this morning, are not about the way in which the cake is being cut, but about the size of the cake per pupil. The size of the cake is being reduced year...

Social Mobility — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (11 Jul 2017)

Lucy Powell: ...s colleague in the Department for Education has finally started to recognise that recruitment and retention are major issues. Figures obtained by my hon. Friend the Member for Ashton-under-Lyne (Angela Rayner) show that a quarter of teachers who have qualified since 2011 have left the profession. Statistic after statistic backs that up, and we know that it is the poorest children and the...

Debate on the Address: Education, Skills and Training (25 May 2016)

Lucy Powell: ...The failure to prioritise adult skills and 16 to 19 education will not help people to better themselves, as we heard in a very personal speech from my hon. Friend the Member for Ashton-under-Lyne (Angela Rayner). Ministers need a reality check if they think that tired rhetoric will turn into results. That point was brilliantly made by my hon. Friend—my good friend— the Member for...

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