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  • Children: Day Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps she has taken to help parents in work with the costs of childcare.

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many staff in her Department and its executive agencies and associated bodies were engaged off-payroll in each of the last five years up to the...

  • School Leaving

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will estimate the proportion of students who left school having had practical work experience in (a) the Royal Borough of Windsor and...

  • Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what amount her Department and its agencies spent on research and development in each year since 2010-11; and what proportion such spending was of...

  • Teachers: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she has taken to enable people with local business expertise to enhance teaching in schools.

  • Free School Meals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure that wider provision of free school meals does not affect take-up of pupil premium funding.

  • Absent Parents

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will update her guidance to schools on the release of reports and other information on the educational progress of pupils to non-resident...

  • Children: Day Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average cost per hour of childcare was (a) in a nursery and (b) with a child minder in (i) York Central constituency, (ii) City of York local...

  • Schools: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will amend the School Admissions Code to allow schools to take into account the length of time a child has been on a waiting list in instances...

  • Free Schools

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department plans to update the data contained in its publications of Capital funding for open free schools and Revenue expenditure for...

  • Teachers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many specialist teachers of (a) art, (b) history, (c) English, (d) physical education and (e) drama taught mathematics in state secondary schools...

  • Schools: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many planning areas in England are in need of additional primary school places by September 2015; in how many of those planning areas there has...