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Housing, Communities and Local Government: Social Housing (18 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: I thank my hon. Friend. The housing infrastructure fund is absolutely vital because people rightly ask local authorities with the ambition to build new homes where the roads, schools and clinics will come from. We are taking forward a whole range of bids for co-development. The business proposals will be analysed by my Department, and we will make further announcements in the autumn.

Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill: Housing and Homes (15 May 2018)

Dominic Raab: ...for Northampton South (Andrew Lewer) and the hon. Member for York Central (Rachael Maskell). People rightly ask, when they see a new development near them, will the roads be congested, will local schools have enough places and will it mean a longer wait to see my GP? We are investing £5 billion, so local authorities can secure vital infrastructure in areas where housing need is greatest....

Social Housing and Regeneration: Earl’s Court and West Kensington (20 Feb 2018)

Dominic Raab: the specific issues raised by the hon. Member for Hammersmith, about one quarter of those homes have been delivered in London. The Prime Minister recently announced an additional £2 billion of funding for affordable housing. That will increase the affordable homes programme budget to more than £9 billion. The new funding will support councils and housing associations to build more...

Housing, Planning and the Green Belt (6 Feb 2018)

Dominic Raab: ...carry local communities with us, whether rural, suburban or urban communities. That is why last week the Government announced the first wave of money being allocated from the homes infrastructure fund. Last week alone, we targeted £866 million of investment, or 133 local housing projects, from London to Manchester, Cornwall to County Durham, to unlock building capacity for up to 200,000...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Rural Areas (30 Jan 2018)

Dominic Raab: ...permission. Such obligations are used to mitigate the impact of a development to make it acceptable in planning terms. They might, for example, require the provision of a new or improved road or school. They can also be used to specify when infrastructure should be delivered, so that development is sequenced appropriately. Local authorities are also able to adopt the Community...

Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law (9 Mar 2017)

Dominic Raab: ...well as the measures to stimulate the economy and to ensure that we are at our most competitive, the Budget includes significant investment in skills. There has been a record level of investment in schools under this Government, and we have seen fresh money allocated to new schools and existing schools. I listened very carefully to the hon. Member for Wallasey. The truth is that 1.8...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Per Capita Costs (23 Jan 2015)

Dominic Raab: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much (a) revenue and (b) capital funding has been provided to each pupil in state (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in Surrey (A) in cash terms and (B) at 2015 prices in each year since 2005.

Brain Tumours in Children (3 Sep 2013)

Dominic Raab: Although I am focusing on three practical aspects of the campaign,I thank my hon. Friend for that wider point about research funding. It was well made and I am sure that it has been registered. The second key measure under the HeadSmart campaign is for the Government to encourage secondary school head teachers to invite the Teenage Cancer Trust to do a one-hour talk on the subject, because...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: School Funding Formula (24 Jun 2013)

Dominic Raab: What plans he has for reform of the schools funding formula.

Written Answers — Education: Apprentices (29 Jan 2013)

Dominic Raab: ...the Secretary of State for Education how much the Young Apprenticeships scheme costs annually per pupil; and what the comparable annual costs are for (a) educating a 14 to 16 year old entirely at school, (b) educating a 14 to 16 year old at a university technical college and (c) funding a 16 year old for a year-long apprenticeship.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Topical Questions (3 Dec 2012)

Dominic Raab: Our schools in Elmbridge face serious financial pressures as a result of a spike in the birth rate, the large number of young families who are moving into the area, and small pockets of relatively acute deprivation. Those factors were consistently overlooked by the last Government. What steps is the Minister taking to ensure that they are properly taken into account in the forthcoming funding...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Free Schools (23 May 2011)

Dominic Raab: I wholeheartedly welcome that progress. Research by the Adam Smith Institute has found that 42% of profit-making independent schools operate on fees equal to or less than the average pupil funding in state schools. If entrepreneurs can drive up teaching standards and keep costs down, should we not look critically at some of the more dogmatic objections to their potential role in developing...

[Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] — Backbench BUSINESS — Education Performance (12 May 2011)

Dominic Raab: ...have had to offer classes in essay writing to undergraduates who lacked the ability to structure an argument properly—not only the mid-ranking universities, but Bristol, Newcastle and the London School of Economics. I heard directly from the former head of Imperial college, Sir Richard Sykes, about the problems with science and constantly having to spend six months redoing the A-level...

[Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] — Backbench BUSINESS — Education Performance (12 May 2011)

Dominic Raab: ...’s commitment to increase the number of apprenticeships. When considering the UK’s skills needs, two thirds of employers believe that apprenticeships should be the priority for Government funding. From what I have heard in the House and more broadly over the past few months, I suspect that that is an area of emerging consensus among the main parties. I am acutely conscious of time. I...

Academies Bill [ Lords ] (19 Jul 2010)

Dominic Raab: It is fair to say that we all agree on the need to drive up standards in our schools because education is a vital public good in its own right; because it is critical for Britain to compete in the global economy; and because it is the key to social mobility-the linchpin of a fair society. This Bill is unusual in that it builds on innovation in schools policy that dates back 25 years at...

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