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  • Special Educational Needs: Per Capita Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what change there has been in the level of per pupil funding for pupils in special schools in County Durham in each of the last three financial years.

  • Assessments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, in reference to a letter of 18 June 2020 from the Secretary of State to the Chief Regulator of Ofqual, what the evidential basis is for the statement...

  • Special Educational Needs: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when he plans to publish the conclusions of the review on support for children with special educational needs and disabilities that was launched on 6...

  • Children's Centres: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of (a) children’s centres and (b) Sure Start centres are open during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Special Educational Needs: Reviews

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress has been made on the SEND review since the start of the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Free School Meals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate his Department has made of the number of children who have become eligible for free school meals since March 2020.

  • Free School Meals: Voucher Schemes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 15 September 2020 to Question 86171, when the Government plans to publish the outcome of its assessment of the Holiday...

  • Special Educational Needs: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of allocating additional money to local authorities in the Comprehensive Spending Review to help...

  • Special Educational Needs: Pupil Exclusions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children with SEND were excluded from school in each week since schools returned for the autumn term.

  • Department for Education: Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress his Department is making on meeting the 2.3 per cent public sector apprenticeship target; and when his Department will meet that target.

  • Children and young people: Mental Health Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate he makes of the change in demand for (a) children’s social care and (b) children and adolescent mental health services since...

  • GCE A-level: Assessments

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he requested data on the effect of the algorithm generated 2020 A-level results on the attainment gap between the date his Department received...

  • Department for Education: Equality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people his Department and its agencies employ in teams working on issues relating to diversity, equality or inclusion.

  • Foster Care: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the Fostering Network's proposal for an additional payment of £50 a week to foster carers...

  • Special Educational Needs: Autism

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what guidance his Department has provided to schools on supporting autistic children to return to school during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Holiday Play Schemes: Free School Meals

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment the Government has made of the effectiveness of the pilot Summer 2020 Holiday Activities and Food programme; and whether he plans to...

  • Teachers: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether his Department plans to update guidance for schools to ensure that health risks for teachers who shielded during the covid-19 lockdown are...

  • Schools: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment he has made of the effect of the availability of covid-19 testing on the requirement of pupils with symptoms to be tested prior to...

  • Educational Institutions: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to support youth educational organisations resume courses that include overnight stays during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Schools: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what additional funding from the public purse he plans to make available to schools to enable them to hire more staff so that pupils can work in...

  • Students: Coronavirus

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what research is being done on younger students spreading covid-19 into the wider community.