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star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Free Schools: South West more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text o ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to his Department's press release of 11 March 2019, Thousands of places created in new special free schools, where in the South West he plans for those new special free schools providing 500 new places to be located. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
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Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
star this property uin 231398 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
star this property answer text <p>On 11 March 2019, my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education, announced the approval of 37 special free schools and 2 alternative provision free schools, providing thousands of new school places for children with special educational needs or those facing additional challenges in mainstream education. This includes the approval of 6 new special schools in the south-west. The schools will open in the following local authority areas: Cornwall, Dorset, North Somerset, Plymouth, Somerset and Wiltshire. The new school to be opened in Wiltshire local authority will be located in Salisbury and will also cater for students in the surrounding areas.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T17:36:21.537Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T17:36:21.537Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Home Education more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text When his Department plans to publish a response to its call for evidence on home education. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Paul Masterton more like this
star this property uin 909689 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>There were more than 3000 responses to the call for evidence which are still being considered. Many dedicated families are doing a very good job educating their children at home, taking on heavy responsibilities in doing so.</p><p>We are concerned, however, that overall numbers of children said to be being educated at home are rising, the reasons for which are complex. We need to help local authorities deal effectively with children who are not in school. We will publish the Government’s response soon.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-03-11T16:47:25.63Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T16:47:25.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Masterton more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Universities: Admissions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps the Government is taking to ensure that more students from disadvantaged backgrounds go to university. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 902866 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star this property answer text <p>There are already record numbers of disadvantaged English 18 years olds benefitting from full-time higher education, and universities expect to spend over £860 million in 2018/19 on measures to improve the access and success of disadvantaged students, up from £404 million in 2009, through their access agreements.</p><p> </p><p>The Higher Education and Research Act includes a transparency duty requiring all universities to publish applications, offers, acceptance and retention rates broken down by gender, ethnicity and social economic background. This will help to hold universities to account for their records on access and retention.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2017-12-11T17:44:28.977Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T17:44:28.977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Faith Schools more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps she is taking to support the opening of more faith schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 902862 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star this property answer text <p>I am a strong supporter of Church and faith schools, they are high performing, popular with parents and make an excellent contribution to our education system. Through the free schools programme we have supported the creation of 71 new state-funded Church and faith schools.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2017-12-11T18:51:34.877Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T18:51:34.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps she is taking to support local authorities to meet the cost of providing school places for children with special educational needs and disabilities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston and Surbiton more like this
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Sir Edward Davey more like this
star this property uin 902863 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star this property answer text <p>We are providing high needs funding of £5.84 billion to local authorities this year, rising to £5.97 billion next year, to help local councils support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.</p><p>Earlier this year we gave local councils £23 million to support a strategic review of their special provision, and have allocated £215 million of capital funding to enable local councils to create more places for those with special educational needs and disabilities.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2017-12-11T17:39:01.253Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T17:39:01.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Davey more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Young People: Employment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to support more pathways from education into employment for young people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witham more like this
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Priti Patel more like this
star this property uin 905264 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial">We are developing 15 prestigious technical routes that will set a clear pathway through apprenticeships and new flagship T level programmes to skilled employment for young people.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">High quality apprenticeships offer an excellent means of progression for many young people leaving education, giving them the skills valued by employers.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">T levels are classroom based, level 3 study programmes and will provide a distinctive and rigorous technical alternative to A levels. A substantial, high-quality industry placement will be an essential part of each T level giving students the chance to put into practice the technical skills they have learned in the classroom.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Training and qualifications within the technical education routes are being designed and developed by employers - so that students can be confident they are getting the skills that employers need.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The reformed technical routes will ensure we unlock all the talents of young people across the country, no matter where they come from, and support them into strong, rewarding jobs and careers.</ins></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">We are developing 15 prestigious technical routes to set a clear pathway through apprenticeships and new flagship T levels to skilled employment for young people.</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial">We are working with employers to design the content for T levels, which will provide in future a distinctive and rigorous technical alternative to A levels.</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial">But apprenticeships must be of high quality. I am pleased that the move from the old frameworks to the new standards has seen the proportion of these apprenticeships in the number of all starts grow from 3% to 36% since last year.</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial">Traineeships for those most distant from the labour market are yielding good results. With two thirds progessing to positive destinations and reporting high levels of satifaction (82%). With 84% saying it helped them gain the skills they need.</del></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T17:01:12.59Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T17:01:12.59Z
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less than 2018-05-15T09:26:10.8Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-15T09:26:10.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Universities: Freedom of Speech more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to support freedom of speech in universities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brecon and Radnorshire more like this
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Chris Davies more like this
star this property uin 908223 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The government is deeply committed to protecting freedom of speech in Higher Education (HE). The Equality and Human Rights Commission and key partners in the HE sector worked with the previous Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation to develop a single piece of guidance which will set out key principles. This will enable universities and student unions to understand their obligations for protecting and supporting free speech.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T16:40:13.6Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T16:40:13.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Davies more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
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star this property hansard heading Pupil Exclusions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of school exclusions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Dr Rupa Huq more like this
star this property uin 906760 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
star this property answer text <p>We support head teachers in using exclusion where this is warranted.</p><p>We have launched a review of exclusions, led by Edward Timpson, which will explore how head teachers use exclusion in practice and differences in exclusion rates across England.</p><p>The review will aim to report by the end of the year. The full terms of reference for the review can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-exclusions-review-terms-of-reference" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/school-exclusions-review-terms-of-reference</a>.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T16:26:16.653Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T16:26:16.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Rupa Huq more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Apprentices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to promote apprenticeships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 905263 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The best promoters of apprenticeships are apprentices themselves and young apprentice ambassadors network play an important role is this. I would also like to commend the work of Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network who’s work makes sure that we reach the widest possible number of people.</p><p>The National Apprenticeship Service promotes apprenticeships by working with schools and works with the largest levy-paying employers to help them grow their programme. We have a number of campaigns including Get in Go far, targeting specific sectors and telemarketing.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T17:08:17.837Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T17:08:17.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education remove filter
star this property hansard heading Apprentices: Standards more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to increase the quality of apprenticeships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Copeland more like this
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Trudy Harrison more like this
star this property uin 908970 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answer text <p>New industry-designed standards are driving up quality, such as the project management apprenticeship developed by employers. We have increased off-the-job training and introduced rigorous end-point assessments so apprentices are occupationally competent. We’ve also strengthened the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers giving employers confidence apprentices will receive high-quality training.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Guildford more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne Milton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 908973 more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T17:13:49.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T17:13:49.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Trudy Harrison more like this