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Creative Sector - Motion to Take Note (4 Nov 2021)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: ...designed to improve access to the arts for all children, regardless of their background, and to develop talent across the country. I am pleased to say that I am to have a meeting with my colleague Robin Walker, the new Minister of State at the Department for Education, where I will certainly be taking up many of the points that were raised by noble Lords in today’s debate, and I will be...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Remote Education (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: The department has distributed over 1.35 million laptops and tablets to disadvantaged pupils since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. On 22 October 2021, a further rollout of an additional 500,000 devices was announced. Our published guidance relates to devices delivered to schools as part of this programme and is intended to support users in making best use of devices they have received....

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Energy Performance Certificates (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: The department does not hold Energy Performance Certificates (EPC), these are held by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) who run the EPC scheme. We work closely with BEIS to understand the energy performance of the school estate. The next round of the Condition Data Collection (CDC2) programme has started and will collect further information about the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Specialist Schools: Certification (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: There are no plans for introducing any new accreditations for the practical work undertaken by Business and Enterprise Colleges. However, many schools, including University Technical Colleges (UTCs) and some mainstream schools, already specialise in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and vocational subjects, with a focus on practice and skills-based education. Schools with a...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Admissions (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: All children are entitled to an efficient full-time education which is suitable to their age, ability, aptitude and any special educational needs they may have. Local authorities have a duty to make arrangements to establish the identities of children in their area who are of compulsory school age but are not registered pupils at a school and are not receiving suitable education otherwise...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Refugees: Afghanistan (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: Children who have recently arrived from Afghanistan are entitled to full time education and one of the department’s priorities is to ensure they receive it. The duty to provide sufficient education for all school-age children rests with local authorities and the government is working closely with local authorities where Afghan families reside to ensure they can access education as soon as...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Coronavirus (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: In February 2021, the government set out a roadmap out of lockdown, including for easing restrictions and the control measures that would remain at each step, including in education. In order to take each step, led by data not dates, an assessment was made by the government against four tests. In July 2021, after a pause to Step 4, it was assessed that the four tests had been met for this...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Finance (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: Helping children and young people to catch up is a key priority which is why, in this Spending Review, the department has announced a further £1.8 billion in dedicated support for education recovery. This takes government investment to just under £5 billion for an ambitious, multi-year approach for education recovery across early years, schools and 16-19. The department has consistently...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Assessments (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: The government has made it a national priority that schools and colleges should continue to operate as normally as possible during the COVID-19 outbreak. All schools have a range of measures in place to manage COVID-19 transmission day to day. This includes ventilation and hygiene measures for schools and testing for pupils in Year 7 and above. Schools must continue to comply with health and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Assessments: Coronavirus (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, the department has provided support for over 110,000 families to get online through uplifts in mobile data and 4G wireless routers. On 26 August 2021, we announced funding to support schools and colleges in providing internet access for disadvantaged pupils whose face-to-face education is disrupted during the Autumn term. The department is also...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Coronavirus (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: The day-to-day measures in place in nurseries, schools and colleges are based on the latest scientific advice and strike a balance between managing transmission risk and reducing disruption to children and young people’s education. Letting fresh air into indoor spaces can help remove air that contains virus particles and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Good ventilation has also been...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Absenteeism (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: Regular attendance at school is vital for pupils’ education, wellbeing and long term development. Settings have the flexibility to prioritise recovery support for pupils most in need, guided by the level of individual need and led by the evidence of what works to improve outcomes, which may include attendance. Funding to support this includes the recovery premium for this academic year, and...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Absenteeism (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: Children and young people’s education has been significantly disrupted as a result of COVID-19. The evidence is clear that being out of education causes significant harm to educational attainment, life chances, mental and physical health. Ofsted has found that, despite remote education being offered, learning is still being lost when pupils and students have to self-isolate, particularly...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Arts: Finance (4 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: The government is committed to high-quality education for all pupils, and arts and music are integral to this. With the significant impact of COVID-19 on children’s learning, the department’s priorities have inevitably had to focus on education recovery over the next 3 years. The department will continue to invest around £115 million per annum in cultural education over the next three...

Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill (3 Nov 2021)

...Anthony Mangnall Julie Marson Jerome Mayhew Paul Maynard Kerry McCarthy Jason McCartney Karl McCartney Pat McFadden Conor McGinn Stephen McPartland Esther McVey Mark Menzies Stephen Metcalfe Robin Millar Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Damien Moore Jessica Morden Stephen Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Jill Mortimer Wendy Morton Holly Mumby-Croft David Mundell James Murray...

Nuclear energy (financing) Bill (PROGRAMME) (3 Nov 2021)

...Tim Loughton Craig Mackinlay Cherilyn Mackrory Kit Malthouse Anthony Mangnall Julie Marson Jerome Mayhew Paul Maynard Jason McCartney Stephen McPartland Esther McVey Mark Menzies Stephen Metcalfe Robin Millar Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Damien Moore Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Jill Mortimer Wendy Morton Holly Mumby-Croft David Mundell Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Lia Nici...

Committee on Standards (3 Nov 2021)

...Lopresti Jonathan Lord Tim Loughton Craig Mackinlay Rachel Maclean Kit Malthouse Anthony Mangnall Julie Marson Jerome Mayhew Paul Maynard Karl McCartney Stephen McPartland Esther McVey Mark Menzies Robin Millar Maria Miller Amanda Milling Andrew Mitchell Gagan Mohindra Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton David Mundell Sheryll Murray Lia Nici...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Per Capita Costs (3 Nov 2021)

Robin Walker: This year, 2021-22, schools in Harlow are attracting £5,153 per pupil (including additional pay and pensions funding) through the schools national funding formula (NFF). Next year, 2022-23, this NFF funding will increase to £5,291 per pupil. In 2018-19, schools in Harlow attracted £4,513 per pupil. The 2021-22 and 2022-23 figures cannot be directly compared to the 2018-19 figures due to...

6. Surcharge on banking companies (2 Nov 2021)

...Rachel Maclean Kit Malthouse Anthony Mangnall Julie Marson Jerome Mayhew Paul Maynard Jason McCartney Karl McCartney Stephen McPartland Esther McVey Mark Menzies Huw Merriman Stephen Metcalfe Robin Millar Maria Miller Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Andrew Mitchell Gagan Mohindra Damien Moore Robbie Moore Penny Mordaunt Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Joy Morrissey Jill Mortimer...

7. Income tax (attribution of trade profits etc to a tax year) (2 Nov 2021)

...Rachel Maclean Kit Malthouse Anthony Mangnall Julie Marson Jerome Mayhew Paul Maynard Jason McCartney Karl McCartney Stephen McPartland Esther McVey Mark Menzies Huw Merriman Stephen Metcalfe Robin Millar Maria Miller Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Andrew Mitchell Gagan Mohindra Damien Moore Robbie Moore Penny Mordaunt Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Joy Morrissey Jill Mortimer...


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