Political Parties: Advertising

Department for Education written question – answered on 7th October 2019.

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Photo of Tom Watson Tom Watson Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what his Department's policy is on political advertising in schools.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

Holding answer received on 03 October 2019

Learning about politics is an important part of a broad and balanced education that prepares young people for adult life. All head teachers, however, are required to ensure impartiality and balanced treatment of political issues in schools.

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