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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (15 Mar 2018)

Government plans to respond to the National Children’s Bureau report 'Children Missing Education' and their plans to improve the collection of national-level data on such children – Baroness Massey of Darwen. Oral questions

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (14 Mar 2018)

Effect on Universal Credit work incentives of recently announced proposals for passporting family entitlement to free school meals – Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope. Oral questions; 3:00 pm

Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (13 Mar 2018)

Economic Affairs Committee: The economics of higher, further and technical education. 3:30 pm; Room 1, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 3:35 PM) Rt Hon Anne Milton MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills Mr Sam Gyimah MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation

Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (28 Feb 2018)

Funding higher education – Gary Streeter. Westminster Hall debate; 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (27 Feb 2018)

Economic Affairs Committee: The economics of higher, further and technical education. 3:30 pm; Room 1, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 3:35 PM) Professor Alison Fuller, Pro-Director (Research and Development), Institute of Education, University College London Dr Hilary Steedman, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics Mr Antony Jenkins, Chair, Institute for Apprenticeships (at 4:35 PM) Professor Sir Alan Tuckett, Professor of Education, University of Wolverhampton Professor...

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (27 Feb 2018)

Removing the need for candidates for higher education with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities to pay for new assessments if they have an existing diagnosis acquired before the age of 16 and a history of support – Lord Addington. Oral questions

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (27 Feb 2018)

Education: Quality of apprenticeships and skills training. 10:00 am; Other
Witnesses: Paul Devoy, Chief Executive, Investors in People Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills Policy, British Chambers of Commerce Kevin Rowan, Head of Organisation, Services and Skills, TUC Tim Thomas, Director of Employment and Skills Policy, EEF - The Manufacturers' Organisation

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (27 Feb 2018)

Education: Value for money in higher education. 10:45 am; Other
Witnesses: Professor Ian Marshall, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Coventry University Dr Claire Crawford, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Warwick Dr Gavan Conlon, Partner, London Economics

Volunteering - Question for Short Debate (21 Feb 2018)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...-ordinate that across government. We acknowledge that full-time volunteering is an important aspect, both domestically and, of course, as the noble Baroness, Lady Armstrong, said, internationally. My noble friend Lord Lingfield talked about schools, which will offer opportunities for their pupils to undertake volunteering, often working with national bodies such as Step Up To Serve or by...

Delegated Legislation: UK Research Centre for Ceramics (21 Feb 2018)

Richard Harrington: .... The Government’s industrial strategy White Paper, which we published at the end of November last year, recognised the ceramics cluster based in north Staffs and the leadership shown by local partners across industry, education and local government in working together to target growth in this important sector. Clusters are a major contributor to growth. The McKinsey report...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review of relief for first-time buyers (21 Feb 2018)

Anneliese Dodds: ...said: “what is really unpopular in our country is having to step over rough sleepers while walking home. What is really unpopular in our country is having to watch other parents taking paper into schools because our schools cannot even afford the basic necessities. And what is deeply unpopular in our country is watching the number of food banks grow because jobs do not pay enough....

East Midlands Ambulance Service (21 Feb 2018)

Matt Warman: ...—this relates both to the issue of handover and to the number of ambulances waiting outside hospitals—is in large part due to the recruitment and retention challenges we have in Lincolnshire. A medical school in Lincolnshire would play a part in solving some of those problems. I say that in part because we need to recognise that this is a system problem, not solely an EMAS...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review (21 Feb 2018)

Christine Jardine: ...need to change it. It is not right that half of the cost for PFI schemes are interest repayments and charges for local services, which are under desperate pressure at the moment In April 2016, 17 schools across Edinburgh were closed due to fears that the buildings were structurally unsafe. They included three primary and secondary schools in my constituency. All 17 schools were constructed...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (21 Feb 2018)

Lord Bilimoria: ...”. It is an important task for the UK to try to rebuild all these other deals. David Davis said that it would be possible for the UK to negotiate trade deals, “massively larger than the EU”. Where is the reality in this? Has he learned mathematics or arithmetic at school? I have just gone through the sums with noble Lords—but he says they will be massively larger...

Child-to-Parent Violence — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (21 Feb 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ...Government Departments have responsibility. I hope that he will forgive me if I respond from a Home Office perspective, and of course I will ensure that my ministerial colleagues in the Department for Education and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government respond to the specific points that relate to them. The reason the Home Office is responding to this debate is that...

Carillion: TUPE — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] (21 Feb 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: ...have been maintained. There was some suggestion earlier of public services being at risk. We have actually seen an orderly, smooth transition. We have managed to protect the hospitals, prisons and schools—all the public services that rely on the services that were being provided by Carillion. That was our major priority, but of course we have an added interest in doing all we can to...

Cannabis-based Medication - Question (21 Feb 2018)

Baroness Browning: ...a look at the history of how controlled drugs have been used for medical purposes? I am not somebody who would support deregulation of drugs but, as a small girl, I was offered the option when a school dentist extracted a tooth of having either gas or cocaine.

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Equality impact analyses of certain provisions of this Act (21 Feb 2018)

Stephen McPartland: ...have got it wrong, but they have tried consistently to help people get on in life and provide a welfare system that is a safety net for those who need it in times of difficulty. In this country, education is still the best way out of poverty and the best opportunity people have to change their life chances. I am proud of what the Government have done to ensure that millions more children...

Shared Parental Leave and Pay (Extension) (21 Feb 2018)

Tracy Brabin: ...bring up the family. She is the one who steps out of the industry because two freelancers just cannot make the finances work. Or, once back at work, she is the one who is expected to stay off with the children when they are ill, who goes part time to fit around school hours, or who is expected to dash home early when childcare falls through. We only have to look at the recent BAFTA awards...

Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review (21 Feb 2018)

Simon Hoare: .... Friend has said. May I underscore a point made by colleagues on both sides of the House? There are two key issues apart from the Cumberlege review. First, we must ensure that our medics, from med school up, realise that they are not gods, because that is how many patients feel when they have to deal with them and their concerns are too easily dismissed. That needs to change from the...

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