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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill: Committee (9th Day) (Continued) (19 Oct 2009)

Lord Elton: ...asked by convention officials about why British children were so much less happy than others. That made me remember a large symposium brought together by the honourable Member in another place Diane Abbott, in which it emerged that children in large parts of London felt safer in the streets that they did at home or school. Section 10(4) of the Act lists those who are to be regarded as...

Children (29 Mar 2007)

Lord Elton: ...underdog. If you are a child and you are not in school, what are you going to do? You are frightened, for a start, because you are on your own—hence the beginnings of gang culture. Four years ago Diane Abbott had a conference in the Queen Elizabeth II Hall across the road, in which we were convinced that a great number of children in London actually feel safer on the streets in their...

Lords Amendment (6 Nov 2002)

Lord Elton: ...knife drawn on me. That was many years ago, well before that sort of thing came to be thought of as common. Recently I attended a fantastic conference set up by a Member of the other place—Diane Abbott. She is one of the black representatives of inner-city London. The aim of the conference was to consider what is happening to black children in London schools. I was one of 11 white faces...

Crime Reduction (27 Mar 2002)

Lord Elton: ...need better to understand the environment in which they find themselves". Indeed we do. To begin to acquire that better understanding, a week ago last Saturday, I went to a conference convened by Diane Abbott MP, on what is happening to black children in London's schools. Mine was one of at most a score of white faces and there were many hundreds present. As a result of what I heard, I...

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