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  • Universities Superannuation Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of potential merits of indemnifying the Universities Superannuation Scheme against university bankruptcy.

  • Students: Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the cost to his Department has been of the (a) sale of student loan book and (b) servicing of student loan debt.

  • Apprentices: Average Earnings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average hourly rate of pay is for (a) women and (b) men undertaking apprenticeships in each sector subject area.

  • Apprentices: Wolverhampton

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeships have been funded by the apprenticeship levy in the Wolverhampton local authority area in the last three financial years; and...

  • Academies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools have applied to convert to an academy in each month since January 2015.

  • Digital Technology: Curriculum

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to improve digital skills in the national curriculum.

  • Mature Students

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps his Department is taking to increase the number of mature students participating in higher education.

  • Children: Day Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance his Department has issued to parents who are asked to pay a deposit to secure a place at a setting that provides 30 hours of funded...

  • Pre-school Education: Assessments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the answer of 5 March 2018 to Question 130185, on Pre-school Education: Assessments, whether it will be his Department's policy to have...

  • Children: Day Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he has made of the number of Early Years settings that have fallen into financial difficulties as a result of delayed payments for 30...

  • Children: Day Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the answer of 1 March 2018 to Question 129559 on Children: Day Care, whether he has authorised any such disapplications.

  • Department for Education: Public Appointments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to the recommendations of the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ report on appointments to the board of the Office for...

  • Department for Education: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people in his Department are employed to work on (a) higher education (b) further education and (c) apprenticeships.

  • Department for Education: Staff

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people employed in his Department have (a) worked and (b) studied at a further education college.

  • Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, for what reasons non-levy apprenticeship funding is not allocated to education providers on a pro-rata basis.

  • Child Minding: Registration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many childminder agencies have registered with Ofsted since the Children and Families Act 2014 came into force.

  • Apprentices: Ethnic Groups

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent steps his Department has taken to encourage apprenticeship uptake by people who are from a BAME background.

  • Faith Schools: Equality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether an equality impact assessment has been conducted on its policy of allowing greater freedom to faith schools to select on the basis of (a)...

  • Universities: Freedom of Expression

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 15 January 2018 to Question 121648, what discussions he has had with the National Union of Students on his...

  • Students: Protection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of consumer protections in place for higher education students.

  • Universities: Strikes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure support is available for students affected by strike action to complete their degrees.

  • Teachers: Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to page 17 Early Years Workforce Strategy, published by his Department in March 2017, whether the feasibility study into developing a...

  • Further Education: ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent discussions he has had with stakeholders in the further education sector on the implications of charges being levied for essential IT...

  • Further Education: ICT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the number of further education colleges that will be affected by the introduction of fees for Jisc's IT...