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Written Answers — Department for Education: School Meals: Meat (20 Jul 2018)

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 4 July, what action they will take to ensure that parents can prevent their children in state schools from being fed meat from animals slaughtered without pre-stunning.

Employment and Support Allowance - Statement (19 Jul 2018)

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope: ...benefits will also be paid by way of compensation, because some of the people who have been left out in these underpayments have also lost out on free dentistry, NHS treatment, travel and free school meals, to the extent that it would accumulate to large sums of money each year, in addition to not getting the benefits to which they are entitled?

Esa Underpayments: Business of the House (19 Jul 2018)

Roberta Blackman-Woods: We are approaching the school holidays, when many children will lose the important contribution that a free school meal makes to their overall sense of wellbeing. Will the right hon. Lady therefore make time for a debate early next week on how the Government can help plug that gap and better support provision to tackle holiday hunger?

Esa Underpayments (19 Jul 2018)

Neil Gray: ...people have been denied money that they were due and knock-on support for between four and seven years. They were denied between £5,000 and £20,000, and support for the costs of prescriptions, dentistry and school meals. Will the Minister advise the House on when this money will be paid out and whether it will be followed by compensation? Has the Department done any work to check...

Obesity - Question for Short Debate (18 Jul 2018)

Baroness Massey of Darwen: ...young people’s mental health as influence their sexual health and possible obesity, namely their parents and family, social and other media, advertising, gender, laws and policies, friends, school, and so on. Surely we need to focus on what those influences are doing to children rather than on one simple issue, even if it is a health issue. For example, we know that children from...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Arts and Design: GCE A-level (18 Jul 2018)

Kevin Brennan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of students that studied art and design at A level were eligible for free school meals in each year since 2012.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Finance (17 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: Average per pupil funding in schools, sixth form colleges and higher education providers are determined by different funding streams, and comprise both core per student allocations and different dedicated sources that are less easy to present on a per pupil basis. The average per pupil funding for 11-16 schools in England is £5,228.74[1] The average per pupil funding for 16-19 year olds...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children (17 Jul 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...’s living arrangements or the income of their families. The Office for National Statistics may hold some of this information. Statistics on pupil attainment organised by entitlement for free school meals or are disadvantaged can be found in the following publications: Key stage 2: ge-2.[1] Key stage 4:...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Arts and Design: GCSE (16 Jul 2018)

Kevin Brennan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of students that took art and design at GCSE level were eligible for free school meals in each year since 2012.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Free School Meals (16 Jul 2018)

Lord Beecham: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which underspending on free school meals occasioned by absence or other reason is being retained as profit by the supplier; and whether they have any plans to tackle any such practice.

Forced Adoption in the Uk: Carillion (12 Jul 2018)

Bill Esterson: ...defined pension schemes, who will now have to rely on the Pension Protection Fund for a reduced pension; for the 30,000 suppliers who are owed £2 billion in unpaid invoices; for the children who depended on school meals; for our armed forces personnel whose housing was mismanaged; and for the taxpayer who is picking up the tab for the colossal failure of the Government to safeguard...

The Secretary of State’S Handling of Universal Credit (11 Jul 2018)

Hugh Gaffney: ...their claims. In my constituency, 21% of children live in low-income households. North Lanarkshire Council has recognised that people are finding it tough, and have introduced a properly funded free school meals programme. I pay tribute to my colleagues on the council, led by Councillor Frank McNally, for that and for all the work they do to support families. The introduction of free...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Grammar Schools: Transport (10 Jul 2018)

Sarah Wollaston: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the Chancellor's announcement in the 2017 Budget , what the timetable is for the extension of free school transport for children in receipt of free school meals to those travelling to selective schools.

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (6 Jul 2018)

Elizabeth Truss: 15 hours free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds since the policy was introduced. In September 2013, the government introduced 15 hours of early education for two-year-olds who are entitled to free school meals. From September 2014, this was extended to children whose families receive Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross household income of less than £16,190. This was so that...

Speech, Language and Communication Support for Children — [Ms Nadine Dorries in the Chair] (4 Jul 2018)

Emma Lewell-Buck: ...of communication and language skills at age five. Children with speech, language and communication difficulties can access speech therapy and support via a number of avenues, including their health visitor, GP or school, but the Government have presided over a decline of more than 2,000 health visitors in the past two years. Fewer GPs are in place than in 2015, and our schools are facing...

Written Answers — Department for Education: School Meals: Meat (4 Jul 2018)

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether meat from animals slaughtered without first being stunned is being served as part of school meals in local authority maintained schools.

Estimates Day: Department for Education (3 Jul 2018)

Robert Halfon: As I said, I am not against grammar schools, but the problem is whether they are providing opportunities for the most disadvantaged pupils. Only 3% of pupils in grammar schools get free school meals, and I would rather the Government increase that proportion of pupils before giving grammar schools extra funding. That extra £200 million of funding will benefit only a few thousand pupils,...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Admissions (3 Jul 2018)

Nick Gibb: Local authorities have a statutory duty under section 508B of the Education Act 1996 to make travel arrangements to enable all eligible children of compulsory school age to attend their nearest suitable school. Suitable in this context means the nearest school, with places available, that provides education appropriate to the age and ability of the child. There are additional rights to free...

Grammar Schools - Question (27 Jun 2018)

Lord Storey: My Lords, how on earth can grammar schools promote social mobility when, on the Government’s own figures, only 2.6% of pupils are on free school meals? By extending grammar schools, all that will happen is that you will take pupils from successful academies and maintained schools and make the situation even worse.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Low Incomes (27 Jun 2018)

Nick Gibb: The pupil premium grant is given to schools specifically to support disadvantaged pupils to reach their potential. In 2017-18, North Cornwall had 2,822 pupils who were eligible for the pupil premium and schools were allocated £3.2 million. In London, 373,523 pupils were eligible and schools were allocated £437.1 million. The full 2017-18 allocations can be found here:...

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