All 4 results for grammar speaker:Jonathan Gullis

Education and Local Government (14 Jan 2020)

Jonathan Gullis: ...speech. Education is by far the most powerful tool we have to improve social mobility. In my own family, I have seen this at first hand. My mother, who joins me in the Gallery today, got into a grammar school off the estate in London. My father, having failed his O-levels, took up work as a caretaker to attend night school, ending up at Durham University with a Masters. The hard work,...

Government’s Education Catch-up and Mental Health Recovery Programmes (3 Feb 2022)

Jonathan Gullis: ...indicates that that is the direction of travel. Finally, we have selective education by religion, by postcode and by house price; it is about time we unlocked selective education by bringing back grammar schools so that parents have opportunity and competition in their local area. I will shortly be leading a campaign to unlock that potential for our great country.

Preventing Crime and Delivering Justice (11 May 2022)

Jonathan Gullis: ...a previous parliamentary Session, because it is about time that boards of trustees are held to the same standards as the teachers who work within their profession. I also wrote not long ago about grammar schools. I know that some Conservative Members will say I am just dragging up an age-old Tory argument, and Labour Members will be going, “Oh, here we go—a bit of blue on blue!”...

Education: Topical Questions (23 May 2022)

Jonathan Gullis: The decision to scrap grammar schools was once described as “a real tragedy for this country…they are a very important part of the mix in our educational system…and they should be supported”. I completely agree with the Prime Minister and I am glad that the Secretary of State is also so supportive, saying that he wants to “spread the DNA” of grammar schools across the education...

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