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Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Premium: Children in Care (1 Dec 2022)

Claire Coutinho: The department is committed to ensuring that care experienced children and young people are supported to succeed in education and achieve positive outcomes. Every local authority in England must appoint a Virtual School Head, who has a statutory duty to promote the educational attainment of all children in their care. Looked-after children have priority in school admission and attract Pupil...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (1 Dec 2022)

Ian Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to Autumn Statement 2022 and the announcement of an additional £2.3 billion of funding for education in 2023 and 2024, when she plans for that funding to become available to schools.

Written Answers — Treasury: VAT: Repayments (1 Dec 2022)

Daisy Cooper: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) schools or (b) education trusts have received demands for backdated VAT, where HMRC has deemed that institution liable, due to their provision of tablet computers, laptops or other electronic devices to students, for each of the past five years.

Scottish Parliament: Industrial Action (Discussions with EIS) (1 Dec 2022)

Michael Marra: The offer that the First Minister has described that was rejected by teaching unions was made at the last possible moment. It sat on the cabinet secretary’s desk for more than three weeks. Since the announcement of 16 more EIS strike dates, which will close our schools, deprive our children of their education and throw family life into chaos, no dates for negotiation have been sought or...

Procurement Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 187 (30 Nov 2022) Baroness Neville-Rolfe 187: Clause 114, page 74, line 24, at end insert—““pupil referral unit” means—(a) in England, a pupil referral unit within the meaning given by section 19 of the Education Act 1996;(b) in Wales, a pupil referral unit within the meaning given by section 19A of the Education Act 1996;“school” means—(a) the governing body of a maintained school (see...

Procurement Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 91 (30 Nov 2022)

Lord Blencathra: ...the answers to the questions the Government have posed as to why our amendment would not be acceptable. She made a compelling case. I also congratulate my friend the noble Lord, Lord Alton, who, for the last few years, has been nibbling at the heels of government Ministers in every department and moving these similar amendments dealing with genocide in Xinjiang province. We did it on the...

Education System - Question (30 Nov 2022)

Baroness Barran: My Lords, our reforms over the last 12 years are reflected in our highest ever scores in international tests in primary maths and reading, which are the building blocks for attainment. We have set out our ambitious plans for reform of education in the schools White Paper, the Skills for Jobs White Paper and the Skills and Post-16 Education Act, and we will publish a full response to the SEND...

Financial Inclusion in England - Question (30 Nov 2022)

Baroness Penn: My Lords, financial education in England is covered within both the citizenship and mathematics curricula. The Money and Pensions Service has also published financial education guidance for both primary and secondary schools in England to support school leaders and education decision-makers to enhance the financial education currently delivered in their schools. More broadly, after Covid and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Hampshire (30 Nov 2022)

Claire Coutinho: A joint local area special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) inspection of Hampshire was undertaken by Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (CQC) in March 2020. At the time, inspectors identified no significant areas of weakness in SEND services. The department’s SEND data collection is about a full local authority and does not analyse by districts. Nor do we collect data on the level...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Admissions (30 Nov 2022)

David Johnston: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether she has made an assessment of the potential merits of adding a box for a second parent or guardian on the School Admission Application Form.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (30 Nov 2022)

Munira Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Autumn Statement 2022, how the additional funding for the core schools budget will be distributed.

Scottish Parliament: Violence Against Women and Girls (Men’s Role in Eradication) (30 Nov 2022)

Christina McKelvie: Mr Stewart has pre-empted the next part of my speech, so I thank him for that intervention. Earlier this month, I met members of the equally safe joint strategic board to discuss our next steps. We recognise that it is only through all our collective endeavours, and by working together across the system, that violence against women can be eradicated. We discussed a range of issues relating to...

Women and Equalities: Topical Questions (30 Nov 2022)

Maria Caulfield: I thank my hon. Friend for all his work in this space. I reassure him that, to increase the uptake of STEM education by women and girls, we are funding programmes such as the advanced mathematics support programme, the advanced maths premium, the stimulating physics network and the inclusion in schools programme. We have seen a 50% increase in the number of women taking higher education STEM...

Prime Minister: Engagements (30 Nov 2022)

Keir Starmer: If the Prime Minister thinks that the route to better education in this country is tax breaks for private schools in the hope that they might hand some of that money down to state schools, that is laughable. Trickle-down education is nonsense. But it is not just the Levelling Up Secretary; his Education Minister, sitting there, asks, “How much better would it be if Conservatives got rid of...

Autumn Statement 2022 - Motion to Take Note (29 Nov 2022)

Lord Rooker: ...the Chamber, I was listening, and I very much welcome how the noble Baroness, Lady Fox, welcomed her. Also, following the noble Baroness, Lady Noakes, gives me the opportunity to apologise to her for a comment that I made on a speech of hers some 12 months ago, in which I questioned her sincerity. It is a bit late in the day, but my apology is sincerely meant. I intend to concentrate...

Blackpool: Levelling Up (29 Nov 2022)

Scott Benton: ..., who need a special thanks in that regard. Although the challenges are stark in Blackpool, it would be remiss of me not to point out the tremendous support received not only from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities but from the Government as a whole since I was elected in 2019. With your indulgence, Mrs Murray, I will read out a compelling but lengthy list of the...

Covid-19: Economic Impact of Lockdowns — [Mrs Sheryll Murray in the Chair] (29 Nov 2022)

Sammy Wilson: ...are sadly being reminded daily of the impact on the health service of the decision that lockdown was the way to go, even though in many cases the hospitals that closed down, and were not open for normal service, were not dealing with covid patients. I mention that because it reminds me of the fear that was engendered even among health professionals. Many health professionals would phone me...

Public Bill Committee: Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [Lords]: Clause 29 - Inspection plan (29 Nov 2022)

Matthew Pennycook: We strongly support the introduction of routine inspections of social landlords. We therefore welcome clause 29. I would like to take the opportunity once again to commend the efforts of Lord Best in the other place and the perseverance of Grenfell United, which ensured that the Bill was strengthened. Routine inspections of social housing landlords must be central to the new consumer...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Music: Education (29 Nov 2022)

Nick Gibb: The Department remains committed to continued support for music education. The Department published the National Plan for Music Education in June 2022, which sets out the vision for ‘all children and young people to learn to sing, play an instrument and create music together, and have the opportunity to progress their musical interests and talents, including professionally’. The new plan...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (29 Nov 2022)

James Wild: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much the average funding per pupil in mainstream schools was in (a) North West Norfolk constituency, (b) Norfolk and (c) England in each of the last three years.

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