Results 1–20 of 90 for schools speaker:Julian Huppert

[John Robertson in the Chair] — Women Entrepreneurs (18 Mar 2015)

Julian Huppert: ...change it. One thing we would like to do is to change application rates in science, technology, engineering and maths. We support initiatives such as the STEM diversity programme to address gender stereotypes. We need to ensure that each school has access to a female science champion to encourage the idea that women can be successful in technology and science.

[John Robertson in the Chair] — Women Entrepreneurs (18 Mar 2015)

Julian Huppert: ...engineer who worked on the Shard project. She featured in some of the television programmes, and I have met her, but I do not remember her name. She has gone out to try to encourage people in schools, which is essential. We need to show that there is diversity and that people from all walks of life can do it, whatever their background. The hon. Lady is right to raise that issue. Female...

Petitions: Compulsory CPR and Public Access Defibrillator education (10 Mar 2015)

Julian Huppert: ...The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Government to put measures in place to ensure that every child is taught CPR and Public Access Defibrillator awareness at secondary school.” Following is the full text of the petition: [The Petition of residents of Cambridge, Declares that all young people should leave school knowing how to save a life and further...

Deregulation Bill (Programme) (No.3): Backbench Business — School Funding Formula (10 Mar 2015)

Julian Huppert: I will, of course, be brief. School funding has been an issue in my constituency and my county for about 30 years, when we have been grossly underfunded and nobody did anything about it. We are currently the worst funded in the entire country—£600 per pupil per year below the English average. That hits on the schools. Teachers do a great job and pupils work hard, but it puts a huge...

Deregulation Bill (Programme) (No.3): Backbench Business — School Funding Formula (10 Mar 2015)

Julian Huppert: Indeed. We need the national fair funding formula, free school meals and the pupil premium. That package is the right one.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Feb 2015)

Julian Huppert: Sixth-form colleges such as Hills Road and Long Road in Cambridge do an excellent job in educating our young people, but they struggle to get by because, unlike school or academy sixth forms, they have to pay VAT of over £300,000 each. Will the Prime Minister listen to voices across this House and scrap this tax on learning?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: East of England (21 Jan 2015)

Julian Huppert: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many primary school teachers in each parliamentary constituency in the East of England have a science degree.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Clause 2 — Specified offences (1 Dec 2014)

Julian Huppert: ...the taking and spreading of such images, it should be about whether consent has been given. That is the education I would like to see. The Government should have compulsory sex and relationships education for everybody at school to tackle these issues of consent, and they should do what they can to ensure society changes so that we have that focus on consent. I welcome the amendments very...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Sixth Form Colleges: VAT (1 Dec 2014)

Julian Huppert: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much extra funding, over and above that provided to school sixth forms, her Department provides to sixth form colleges to cover their VAT costs.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Free School Meals (Infants) (27 Oct 2014)

Julian Huppert: What steps she is taking to help schools deliver free school meals to all infant pupils.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Free School Meals (Infants) (27 Oct 2014)

Julian Huppert: ..., I can assure him that this policy is welcomed by pupils, staff and parents alike. However, an issue has been raised to do with the consequences for the pupil premium. How will he ensure that schools still get the pupil premium—another excellent policy—despite the fact that we are now giving free school meals?

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Nursery Schools (9 Sep 2014)

Julian Huppert: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this debate on an important subject. On a slightly more positive note, will she congratulate the six Cambridgeshire nursery schools—three of which, Brunswick, The Fields and Colleges, are in my constituency, and one of which, Homerton, is a few metres outside it—on being part of the first nursery teaching school in the country? That shows...

Bills Presented: New Clause 3 — Transparency on data collection (15 Jul 2014)

Julian Huppert: ...as part of new transparency reporting. It contains requirements to ensure that information is available about the offence being investigated, so that we can find out if it is about children applying to the wrong school or speeding offences, as opposed to national security matters, how long the data have been requested, so that we can work out how long they should be kept for—is it...

Bills Presented: Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill (15 Jul 2014)

Julian Huppert: ...hundreds the number of bodies that are able to get direct access to data. Councils used to be able to get direct access to communications data to find out whether somebody was applying to the right school for their child. That is no more. This Government are ensuring not only that councils cannot get direct access, but that they also have to get a magistrate’s say-so. We have annual...

Written Answers — Education: Music: Education (26 Jun 2014)

Julian Huppert: To ask the Secretary of State for Education what criteria underlay his Department's decision that the Arts Council will in future be responsible for the funding of music in schools; and what criteria will be used to evaluate the outcome for schools of that decision.

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Clause 58 — Interveners and costs (17 Jun 2014)

Julian Huppert: ...be doing. We could do more to teach 11 to 16-year-olds of the consequences of knife crime and the harm that can come to them, and to encourage them to report knife carrying so that it happens less in our schools and on our streets. We could make more young people aware of the downsides of gang culture and run much more effective anti-gang programs. We could extend the highly successful...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Clause 58 — Interveners and costs (17 Jun 2014)

Julian Huppert: ..., who is going out and committing robberies, who is going out and threatening other people, who is within a gang environment.” He then compares them to a young person who “has been having a bit of a hard time school, a bit of bullying and then stupidly puts the knife in their bag on one occasion and gets caught. If you have got a mandatory sentence then that person who is the...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Clause 58 — Interveners and costs (17 Jun 2014)

Julian Huppert: ...thinks it is all right for people to carry knives. Clearly, it is not all right, and that is why the Government introduced the legislation on threatening people with a knife in a public place, including at school. The key issue there is the difference between threatening and carrying. The question that the House must consider is whether we should do the thing that sounds the toughest or...

Bill Presented — Modern Slavery Bill: Home Affairs (10 Jun 2014)

Julian Huppert: ...downsides and the right hon. Member for Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough was absolutely right to highlight them. The solution is to try to fix those problems. Where people coming in means that we run out of school places, the correct solution is not to throw people out of the country, but to create school places so they can be educated and to make sure there is housing. The correct...

Bill Presented — Modern Slavery Bill: Home Affairs (10 Jun 2014)

Julian Huppert: ...that the Conservatives had been held back by their coalition partners. I am very proud that we have stopped many things where we have disagreed. There are a number of things that we have simply not allowed to happen: for-profit schools; firing at will; the removal of housing benefit from the under-25s. There are a number of things that we have stopped. However, it is not just a question of...


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