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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Training 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when she expects to announce the initial teacher training: trainee number census 2014-15 for (a) school direct places and (b) provider-led places. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
star this property uin 211329 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Initial Teacher Training Census for 2014-15 will be published on 27 November 2014. This will contain a breakdown of figures to cover school-led (including school direct) and provider-led places.</p><p>The publication will be made available at:</p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-teacher-training" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-teacher-training</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T10:12:15.8427489Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T10:12:15.8427489Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
100150
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Training 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she has taken to encourage (a) computer science graduates and (b) professional programmers to become teachers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 211327 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education is committed to recruiting high-quality graduates into teaching. The latest data published by UCAS on 25 September 2014 in its ‘UCAS Teacher Training statistical releases’[1], indicates that there will be an increase in computing trainees commencing initial teacher training (ITT) this year, although this will not be certain until the 2014/15 ITT census is published.</p><p>For computing trainees starting their training in 2015/16, we have increased bursaries to up to £25,000 tax-free. We are also funding a prestigious scholarship scheme for computing trainees worth £25,000 tax-free and offering a range of professional benefits. Additional funding has also been made available to schools offering School Direct (salaried) places in computing to boost starting salaries; computing trainees will be able to earn over £21,000 nationally and £25,000 in inner London.</p><p>There are a range of other incentives in place to attract high quality computing trainees into the teaching profession, including:</p><ol><li>The delivery of a targeted marketing campaign to encourage high-quality computing graduates and potential career changers to consider a career in teaching.</li><li>The offering of tailored support for graduates and career changers interested in teaching computing, including access to a School Experience Programme.</li><li>Funding of computing subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) programmes, which prepare applicants for teacher training by building up or refreshing their existing knowledge. 31% of computing applicants who accepted an ITT place for 2013/14 accessed a SKE course.</li></ol><p>[1] <a href="http://www.ucas.com/data-analysis/ucas-teacher-training-statistical-releases" target="_blank">www.ucas.com/data-analysis/ucas-teacher-training-statistical-releases</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T10:10:23.7614297Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T10:10:23.7614297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
100354
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Pensions 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if her Department will provide funding for schools and colleges providing education for young people under the age of 19 to meet the additional costs arising from the (a) additional employer contribution as set out in the Teachers' Pensions (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 and (b) higher national insurance contributions which will be paid from 1 April 2016 as a result of the Pension Act 2014; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 211581 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education is asking schools, like other employers across the public sector, to contribute more towards their employees’ pensions to ensure that the cost of public sector pension schemes do not fall unfairly on taxpayers. Our protection of the core schools budget in real terms means that schools are well-placed to cope with changes in their costs in 2015-16. The Department has also deferred the introduction of the increase to September 2015, giving schools an additional five months to plan how they will meet the additional pensions cost.</p><p>In addition, the Chancellor confirmed that the next spending review will take into account the cost to employers of the reforms to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and the implications for National Insurance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T11:01:14.1320255Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T11:01:14.1320255Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
100363
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Primary Education: Teachers 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) male and (b) female teachers there are in state primary schools; and if she will take steps to increase the number of male teachers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kettering more like this
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Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
star this property uin 211461 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The following table provides the full-time equivalent (FTE) number and proportion of male and female regular teachers in service (full-time head count of regular teachers and FTE of part-time regular teachers) in publicly funded primary schools in England, November 2010 to 2013.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Male</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Female</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total<sup>1</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>%</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td><td><p>%</p></td><td><p>Number</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>27,200</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>169,000</p></td><td><p>86</p></td><td><p>196,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>28,100</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>171,000</p></td><td><p>86</p></td><td><p>199,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>29,200</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>174,700</p></td><td><p>86</p></td><td><p>204,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>30,600</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>179,200</p></td><td><p>85</p></td><td><p>209,900</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>1. Includes unspecified gender so will not equal the sum of the individual genders.</p><p>We value diversity in the workforce and want the best people in the classroom. The quality of teachers across the board is improving – the proportion of primary teachers with a 2:1 degree or better has increased from 62% in 2009/10 to 73% in 2013/14.</p><p>Nevertheless, we are keen to see more outstanding male teachers in primary schools and the trend is positive. The number of male teachers in primary schools has increased by 3,400 since 2010, whilst the proportion of male primary trainees starting programmes in 2013/14 is 21%, compared to 20% in 2012/13 and 19% in 2011/12. The proportion of male trainees starting School Direct (salaried) initial teacher training primary programmes is even higher at 28% in 2013/14, indicating that schools, when given the power to recruit their own trainees, are particularly successful in recruiting men.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-27T11:05:30.85671Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Hollobone more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Science: Primary 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what plans she has to increase the number of science graduates teaching in primary schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Heeley more like this
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Meg Munn more like this
star this property uin 210285 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education wants to see more science graduates in teaching, both at primary and secondary level. There are currently around 26,100 primary teachers in state schools with science-related degrees (11.5%). We promote primary teaching to science graduates through our “Get into Teaching” campaign as well as supporting 500 primary places to Teach First which recruits top graduates into teaching.</p><p>In addition to initial teacher training, we are supporting a number of initiatives to improve the science knowledge of existing primary teachers. There are 266 Specialist Leaders of Education in science who are boosting other teachers’ knowledge across the country. We are also collaborating with the Wellcome Trust who are developing a programme for primary science teachers to strengthen further their expertise. In this way, they will be able to train non-specialist teachers to excel in science, providing further capacity in this important area.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T10:11:03.5847599Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T10:11:03.5847599Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Meg Munn more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Balaam Wood Academy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of the application for Priority School Building Programme funding by Balaam Wood Academy; and what phase of the programme the Academy is at. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 210422 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The second phase of the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP2) will undertake major rebuilding and refurbishment projects in schools, or individual school buildings, in the very worst condition. Responsible bodies were invited to express an interest in the programme, on behalf of their schools, in July. We are currently assessing the expressions of interest and anticipate that we will be able to inform applicants of the outcome by the end of the year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-22T16:07:06.9019133Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-22T16:07:06.9019133Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Classroom Assistants: Qualifications 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure that teaching assistants in schools have the correct qualifications. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 210706 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The Education (Specified Work and Registration) (England) Regulations 2003, require teaching assistants to work under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher. This ensures that a teacher continues to provide the leading contribution to the teaching and learning.</p><p>The regulations also require headteachers to be satisfied that the teaching assistant has the appropriate skills, expertise and experience.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-22T10:38:11.7146659Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-22T10:38:11.7146659Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Finance 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Education, which schools have received a net reduction in funding between 2013-14 and 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Fiona Mactaggart more like this
star this property uin 210964 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>A school’s total Schools Block funding will change between the two years depending on the number of pupils registered at the school and their characteristics as well as the schools funding formula determined by the local authority.The minimum funding guarantee ensures that no school should see a reduction in their Schools Block per-pupil funding in 2014-15 of more than 1.5% compared to the previous year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T12:45:02.2095366Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T12:45:02.2095366Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Mactaggart more like this
99722
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star this property date less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Admissions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what figures her Department holds on pupil intake changes of schools founded before 2010 ranked by those which have experienced the most rapid growth in pupil numbers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Fiona Mactaggart more like this
star this property uin 210965 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
star this property answer text <p>Data on the pupils enrolled at all maintained schools, academies (including free schools, studio schools and university technical colleges) and non‑maintained special schools, is collected via the school census. Data is collected for all schools regardless of growth in pupil numbers or date of opening of the school. The school census captures a wide range of information including pupil headcount, special educational needs, eligibility for free school meals, first language and ethnicity (though not pupil nationality).</p><p>Data for individual schools is included within the underlying data of the series listed below: ‘Schools, pupils and their characteristics’[1] and ‘Special educational needs in England’.[2]</p><p>[1] <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-school-and-pupil-numbers" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-school-and-pupil-numbers</a></p><p>[2] <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-special-educational-needs-sen" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-special-educational-needs-sen</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T11:32:47.2248579Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T11:32:47.2248579Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Mactaggart more like this
99723
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Standards 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 To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children were taught in schools rated as good or outstanding by Ofsted in (a) 2010 and (b) the last date for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Swindon more like this
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Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property uin 211002 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
star this property answer text <p>This is a matter for Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw. A copy of his reply will be placed in the library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T10:08:31.9131977Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T10:08:31.9131977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this