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Conservative MP for Chelmsford (9 Jun 2017 – current)


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Written Answers — Department for Education: Adoption (20 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: The department assess and address barriers to increasing adoption numbers on a regular basis. One barrier has been in recruiting the right adopters for the children waiting. To address this, the government is investing £1 million in adopter recruitment during the 2020-21 financial year, with a focus on generating an increase in people of all backgrounds coming forward to adopt children who...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Adoption (20 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: The department does not hold information on the number of all children in England who are adopted. The latest figures on the number of children in England who have been adopted from care are published in table H1 of the statistical release, entitled ’National tables: Children Looked after in England including adoptions 2018-19’, which is available here:...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Care Leavers (20 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: Providing care leavers with the support they need to access educational opportunities that will allow them to reach their potential is one of my main priorities. We have already:Launched 3 care leaver social impact bonds (£5 million over 4 years), which use ‘payment by results’ contracts to support care leavers into education, employment or training.In August 2018, introduced a £1,000...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Care Leavers (20 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: I am committed to doing all I can to support our young people leaving care and ensure that turning 18 years old isn’t the ‘cliff edge’ it can be seen as. Since 2014, local authorities have been under a duty to provide financial support to enable young people in foster care to remain living with their former foster family to age 21 in a Staying Put arrangement. The department is...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Social Mobility (20 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: Social mobility is a top priority across the department. Every child should have the same opportunity to express their talents and make the most of their lives. Evidence shows that what happens in children’s earliest years, before they start school, can have a huge influence on later outcomes. That is why the department has committed over £60 million to programmes to improve early language...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Residential Care Leadership Board (20 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: The Residential Care Leadership Board is no longer being convened because the board’s remit of responding to recommendations made in Sir Martin Narey’s 2016 Review of Residential Children’s Care, has been successfully completed. The department is taking steps to ensure that we draw on sectoral expertise through a range of different forums to address current issues affecting the sector,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Mental Health Services (20 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: We know that the COVID-19 outbreak has had impact on children and young people’s wellbeing and mental health. That is why we are working on a range of support packages to ensure support is provided for all those who need it, without diverting funding from elsewhere. It is important for schools and colleges to have the freedom to decide what support to offer pupils based on their particular...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Coronavirus (20 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: We are continuing to fund childcare at the same level as before the COVID-19 outbreak, until the end of the calendar year, giving nurseries and childminders another term of secure income, regardless of how many children are attending. Early years settings will continue to benefit from a planned £3.6 billion funding in the 2020-21 financial year to deliver free early education and childcare...

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

Vicky Ford: As a part of our major investment in education, the department has announced significant increases to high needs funding. This year, we have already provided an £780 million increase into high needs, which will be followed up by an additional £730 million in the 2021-22 financial year. This means that the high needs budgets will have grown by over £1.5 billion, nearly 25%, in just 2 years....

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Premium (19 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: We are monitoring the eligibility for free school meals (FSM) and the pupil premium as part of the normal policy making process. We will collect definitive information on the number of pupils who are eligible for FSM at the October school census. We are committed to levelling up opportunities to make sure everyone has a fair chance to realise their potential and no-one is left behind. The...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Breakfast Clubs: Finance (19 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: The department is investing up to £35 million into the National School Breakfast Programme. This includes our extension of the programme by a further year until March 2021, with up to £11.8 million being invested during the current 2020-21 financial year. Overall, this money will kick-start or improve breakfast clubs in up to 2,450 schools in disadvantaged areas, making them sustainable in...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children in Care (19 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: My right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education, spoke in the adjournment debate on sibling contact for children living in care in March 2020. The Secretary of State for Education, said, during the debate, the current legislative framework places a duty on local authorities to promote contact between the child and their family members, unless this is not reasonably practical or...

Members Eligible for a Proxy Vote (17 Nov 2020)

...) (Con) Stuart Andrew Peter Aldous (Waveney) (Con) Stuart Andrew Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow) (Lab) Chris Elmore Tahir Ali (Birmingham, Hall Green) (Lab) Chris Elmore Lucy Allan (Telford) (Con) Mark Spencer Dr Rosena Allin-Khan (Tooting) (Lab) Chris Elmore Mike Amesbury (Weaver Vale) (Lab) Chris Elmore Sir David Amess (Southend West) (Con) Stuart Andrew Fleur Anderson...

Delegated Legislation: Exiting the European Union (Environmental Protection) (17 Nov 2020)

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Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Coronavirus (17 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: The information requested is not held centrally. The annual school workforce census provides data on school staff characteristics, and although we collect sickness absence data, it does not record their health status. The latest school workforce census data can be found here: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-sta...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Coronavirus (17 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: We want parents to have access to a range of affordable childcare, giving them increased flexibility in their working hours and helping children thrive in the crucial early years. This is why the department is planning to spend more than £3.6 billion to support our early education entitlements in 2020-21. We want to provide security to nurseries and childminders who are open for the children...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals: Voucher Schemes (17 Nov 2020)

Vicky Ford: Our national voucher scheme launched on 31 March. Edenred, the supplier, has reported that over £380 million worth of voucher codes had been redeemed into supermarket eGift cards by families, as of 19 August, and over 20,350 schools had placed orders for the scheme as of 28 July. This covers both term time and holiday provision. Schools also had the option to order via local voucher schemes...

Members Eligible for a Proxy Vote (16 Nov 2020)

...) (Con) Stuart Andrew Peter Aldous (Waveney) (Con) Stuart Andrew Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow) (Lab) Chris Elmore Tahir Ali (Birmingham, Hall Green) (Lab) Chris Elmore Lucy Allan (Telford) (Con) Mark Spencer Dr Rosena Allin-Khan (Tooting) (Lab) Chris Elmore Mike Amesbury (Weaver Vale) (Lab) Chris Elmore Sir David Amess (Southend West) (Con) Stuart Andrew Fleur Anderson...

Pension Schemes Bill [Lords]: New Clause 4 - Employer debt: trustees’ discretion (16 Nov 2020)

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Pension Schemes Bill [Lords]: Clause 123 - Funding of defined benefit schemes (16 Nov 2020)

...Ali Tahir Ali Rosena Allin-Khan Mike Amesbury Fleur Anderson Tonia Antoniazzi Jon Ashworth Hannah Bardell Paula Barker Margaret Beckett Apsana Begum Hilary Benn Clive Betts Mhairi Black Ian Blackford Kirsty Blackman Olivia Blake Paul Blomfield Steven Bonnar Tracy Brabin Ben Bradshaw Kevin Brennan Deidre Brock Alan Brown Lyn Brown Nick Brown Chris Bryant Karen Buck Richard Burgon Dawn...


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