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Michelle Donelan

Conservative MP for Chippenham (8 May 2015 – current)


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Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs: Finance (19 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: We recently announced £780 million additional high needs funding for 2020-21, a 12% rise bringing the total to over £7 billion. Every local authority in England will see an increase in high needs funding of at least 8% per head of population aged 2 to 18. Liverpool will receive £57.9 million in total high needs funding next year. The department does not break down high needs funding by...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Food Poverty: Academic Year (19 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: During the 2018 summer holidays the Department awarded £2 million to 7 organisations to deliver free healthy food and enriching activities to disadvantaged children. With this money, the Department were able to support more than 280 clubs and reach around 18,000 children. In 2019, this funding was more than quadrupled to explore a model of local coordination of free holiday provision in 11...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs (19 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: Every school is required to identify and address the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) of their pupils. Schools also have duties under the Equality Act (2010) towards individual disabled children and young people. They must make reasonable adjustments, including the provision of auxiliary aids and services, to ensure that disabled children are not at a substantial disadvantage...

Apprenticeships: SMEs — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (13 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: I congratulate the hon. Member for Slough (Mr Dhesi) on securing the debate. I warmly welcome his keen interest in apprenticeships and am particularly grateful for his work to celebrate local apprenticeships last week, which, as he pointed out, was National Apprenticeship Week. I believe that he visited a number of his constituents, including those completing apprenticeships in companies...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education and Training: Contracts (13 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) publish a list of declared subcontractors that hold contracts worth £100,000 or more in aggregate with one or more ESFA-funded provider of adult education and training services, including apprenticeships and traineeships. The list shows subcontractors with their lead or main provider/s and the individual values of their contracts. The list is...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Social Services (13 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: The care review is a fundamental part of the government’s Manifesto. We are moving forward with plans to undertake this at the earliest opportunity. This includes considering the review’s scope, which has yet to be finalised but which we will confirm in due course. The scope will be broad and bold and take a fundamental look across children’s social care, with the aim of better...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Sanitary Protection (13 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: On 20 January 2020, the department launched a new scheme which makes free period products available for state-funded primary schools, secondary schools and colleges in England. This is an important step to ensure that menstruation does not present a barrier to learning and that no one is held back from reaching their potential. This scheme is part of a wider programme of work, led by the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: : Primary Education (13 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: We are making a significant investment in free school meals for children. Nutritious food in schools helps ensure pupils are well nourished, develop healthy eating habits and can concentrate and learn. We ensure that the most disadvantaged children receive a free healthy lunch at school and in 2019, around 1.3 million disadvantaged children benefitted from this important provision, saving...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Degrees (13 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: Our reforms to apprenticeships have put employers in the driving seat to design the apprenticeships to support the skills needs of their business, local area, or sector. This is creating an apprenticeship provider market that is highly responsive to the needs of employers, ensuring independent providers, further education colleges, and higher education institutions develop training at all...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs (13 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: There is a wide range of support services which children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their parents and carers can access. Local authorities are required to make available local services which provide impartial information, advice and support to these families. The government has invested £20 million between June 2018 and March 2020 to improve...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Adoption Support Fund (13 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: As at the end of December 2019, the total number of approved applications on behalf of previously looked-after children on special guardianship orders was 3,619 with an average funding of £3,033. The number of rejected applications was 13 (0.4%). The breakdown by financial year and local authority area is attached. As at December 2019, the total number of approved applications were 42,103...

Social Mobility (12 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Bexleyheath and Crayford (Sir David Evennett) on securing this important debate on social mobility, the issue which inspired me to enter politics—to enable others to get on. Social mobility is a top priority for this Government and a challenge that requires action across the whole of society and Government. My right hon. Friend is right...

Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill (Business of the House) (12 Feb 2020)

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Opposition Day: Migration and Scotland (11 Feb 2020)

...Tracey Crouch James Daly David Davies Gareth Davies James Davies Mims Davies David Davis Dehenna Davison Caroline Dinenage Sarah Elizabeth Dines Jonathan Djanogly Leo Docherty Jeffrey M. Donaldson Michelle Donelan Nadine Dorries Steve Double Oliver Dowden Jackie Doyle-Price Richard Drax Flick Drummond David Duguid Iain Duncan Smith Philip Dunne Mark Eastwood Ruth Edwards Michael Ellis...

Apprenticeship Levy — [Caroline Nokes in the Chair] (11 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Gloucester (Richard Graham) on securing the debate, and I warmly welcome his ongoing interest and engagement with the Government’s work on high-quality apprenticeships. It is vital that we advocate for businesses and apprentices alike up and down the country. I am delighted to see so many Members present, and I recognise the work they have...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Homicide: Young People (11 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: The information requested is not held by the Department for Education. Local authorities are statutorily obliged to inform the National Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel of all incidents of serious harm or death of a child under 18 years old where abuse and neglect is known or suspected. The National Panel shares this data with the Department for Education. Information collected and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Social Services (11 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: We monitor the number of looked-after children, the number of children with child protection plans and the number of children in need on an ongoing basis. Data since 2013 at a local authority level is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/local-authority-i nteractive-tool-lait. Data on children in need and service use since 2010 at a national level is available at...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Further Education: Sixth Form Colleges: Finance (10 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: Our ambition is to level up the skills of the entire nation and ensure that post-16 education providers are in a great shape to deliver this. We are considering how best to achieve this ambition and will announce details on future capital funding in due course. This will build on the significant uplift in recurrent funding for 16-19 education which we are putting in place for the 2020/21...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (10 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: As part of the increased funding for schools, announced by my right hon. Friend, the Prime Minister, on 30 August 2019, the benefits-related free school meals factor in the national funding formula will be increased in line with inflation. For universal infant free school meals (UIFSM), schools receive funding through a separate grant and the provisional allocations were confirmed for the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Injuries (10 Feb 2020)

Michelle Donelan: No child or young person should be held back from reaching their potential, including those with complex special needs and disabilities such as an Acquired Brain Injury. This is why we have announced £780 million of additional high needs funding for next year (2020-21), which is an increase of 12% compared to this year, bringing the total amount for supporting those with the most complex...


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