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16-to-19 Education Funding — [David Hanson in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 3:00 pm on 7th September 2017.

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Photo of Peter Kyle Peter Kyle Labour, Hove 3:00 pm, 7th September 2017

My hon. Friend is making some incredible points. Students are rightly now staying at school until 18 and those extra two years are important in tackling the country’s skills challenges. Does he agree that we need to invest properly because otherwise we will be reduced to a core curriculum rather than the expansive experience that young people need to prepare them for life beyond school?