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Hedge End Train Station: Accessibility (21 Oct 2020)

Paul Holmes: ...required to serve growing settlements. Many of my constituents choose to live in Hedge End because of the railway connections to London, the great sense of community and the excellent local schools, such as Wildern School and Berrywood, to name but two. This explains why Hedge End station is well used, with more than 522,000 entries and exits in the past year alone. That is up from...

Free School Meals (21 Oct 2020)

Therese Coffey: ...together. Whether it is about trying to do our best to save lives and livelihoods, about devising the shielding scheme where we provided 4.2 million food boxes to people, or about making sure that schools were kept open by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the most vulnerable children in society, those are the approaches that we have taken in trying to make sure that we can...

Delegated Legislation: Education (21 Oct 2020)

Education

External Private Contractors: Government Use and Employment (21 Oct 2020)

Claudia Webbe: ...Across the board, outsourcing has reduced wages, increased workloads, provided minimal sick pay, and delivered worse conditions and, in many cases, worker exploitation. Following the return of full school opening, Unison has begun a campaign to get all private companies that deliver services in schools to pay full sick pay. I support that important campaign, and I call on the Government to...

Schools in Kent: Covid-19 — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (21 Oct 2020)

Nick Gibb: ...affected. It has been this Government’s aim throughout the crisis to do whatever it takes to mitigate the impact on communities such as those in his constituency, including by focusing support on schools in those areas. I begin by outlining that support, specifically addressing the points my hon. Friend made just now. In March this year, the Government took the difficult decision to ask...

Additional Covid-19 Restrictions: Fair Economic Support (21 Oct 2020)

Jesse Norman: ...Friend the Chancellor said last week, that these are not virtual costs: every day that a national lockdown was in place would bring very real costs in jobs lost, businesses closed and children’s education harmed. The costs can be measured and weighed in permanent damage to the economy, which in turn undermines our ability to fund our public services. Let me briefly remind the House of...

Covid-19 Restrictions: South Yorkshire (21 Oct 2020)

Lee Rowley: North East Derbyshire sits on the outskirts of South Yorkshire and many towns and villages, such as Dronfield, Eckington, Killamarsh and Ridgeway, look towards Sheffield for work and education. For the benefit of those residents, will the Minister confirm that there has been no change to the tier level in North East Derbyshire, that the rules remain the same unless those residents are...

National Curriculum - Question (21 Oct 2020)

Baroness Berridge: ...the opportunity to teach about the United Kingdom’s diverse history across the themes and areas in the curriculum. Events such as Black History Month can support teaching all year round and help schools celebrate the contribution black Britons have made to society.

Prisons: Remand - Question (21 Oct 2020)

Lord German: ...? A key group captured by the new extension is children. Given that about half of them will not get an immediate prison sentence, that 37% of all imprisoned children are on remand, that hardly any education is available to them and that they are in danger of falling into adult criminality, should not the Government make alternative arrangements for this vulnerable group?

Right to Food in Legislation (21 Oct 2020)

Victoria Prentis: ...the establishment of the new child food poverty taskforce. The Government will carefully consider its recommendations as we approach the next spending review. I will not talk further about free school meals now because I know that debate will take place in the Chamber this afternoon.

Persecution of Christians and Freedom of Religion or Belief — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (21 Oct 2020)

Stephen Doughty: ...and violence in camps, including an attack in January this year when a group of men attacked 22 Christian families, vandalised homes, looted personal property and smashed up a makeshift church and school. Of course, we have also seen attacks across the middle east. We have heard about the persecution of Coptic Christians and the destruction of churches in Egypt. In Algeria, there is an...

Women and Equalities: Equal Access to Opportunity (21 Oct 2020)

Dehenna Davison: We often see evidence that white working-class children have some of the worst educational outcomes—for example, in GCSE results and the numbers going on to higher education. Does my right hon. Friend agree that working-class children in communities such as Bishop Auckland who face poor outcomes deserve the full backing of the Government Equalities Office?

Women and Equalities: Female Entrepreneurs: Government Support (21 Oct 2020)

Paul Scully: ...and four-year-olds. We have ensured that wraparound childcare remains open, to support parents to continue to work under all three covid levels. As set out in our manifesto, the Department for Education will be investing £1 billion from 2021 to help create more high-quality wraparound and holiday childcare places, including before and after school and during the school holidays.

Women and Equalities: Covid-19: Women Leaving the Workforce (21 Oct 2020)

Ellie Reeves: ...Studies finding that they are more likely to quit or lose their jobs and typically perform a larger share of childcare and household duties than men. One of my constituents spent lockdown home schooling her two children as well as caring for her elderly shielding mother. Excluded from most of the financial support packages, she now faces winding up the company she set up. I have heard what...

Women and Equalities: Education: Equality of Opportunity (21 Oct 2020)

Education: Equality of Opportunity

Women and Equalities: Covid-19: Risk and Outcome Disparities (21 Oct 2020)

Kemi Badenoch: .... The work involved extensive engagement by the Race Disparity Unit and me, with colleagues and external stakeholders, including academics and experts from University College London, the London School of Economics, Oxford University, medical experts from the British Medical Association and many ministerial colleagues. We will continue to redouble our efforts, and it is crucial that we make...

Women and Equalities: Topical Questions (21 Oct 2020)

Selaine Saxby: Will my hon. Friend detail what steps her Department is taking to ensure that girls can access period products during the pandemic, especially when only 41% of schools are taking advantage of the Government’s offer of free period products? In Environmenstrual Week, does she agree that, wherever possible, those products should be free of plastic?

The Prime Minister was asked: Engagements (21 Oct 2020)

Boris Johnson: ...crisis, with or without the support of the right hon. and learned Gentleman. I have explained why I do not believe that his policy is the right one for the country, because it would involve closing schools and shuttering businesses, with all the psychological and emotional damage that a lockdown of that kind brings. He cannot say how many circuit breakers he thinks would be necessary. He...

The Prime Minister was asked: Engagements (21 Oct 2020)

Daisy Cooper: On 16 June, the Prime Minister agreed to provide free school meal vouchers to hungry children over the summer holidays after claiming just 24 hours beforehand that he was completely unaware of the campaign that was calling for it. Last week, the Liberal Democrat Education Minister for Wales, Kirsty Williams, guaranteed that free school meal provision during school holidays would continue...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bus Services: Coronavirus (21 Oct 2020)

Rachel Maclean: ...ability to invest in PSVAR-compliant vehicles. This further exemption enables operators to redirect their revenue streams to those areas most needed for the immediate future. The Department of Education (DfE) has announced over £70 million to local transport authorities to provide dedicated, additional capacity in our transport system, helping students journey to and from their schools...


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