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star this property date less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
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Department for Education more like this
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star 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 Post-18 Education and Funding Review 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, whether the Government plans to implement the recommendations of the Auger Review in full or in part. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 293661 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>Philip Augar and his independent panel have provided the government with a detailed and comprehensive report. We are considering the report carefully, but we have not yet taken any decisions with regards to the recommendations put forward. We will provide Parliament with an update later this year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star 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 2019-10-07T12:36:38.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T12:36:38.687Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this
1136704
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Department for Education more like this
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star 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 Higher Education: Antisemitism 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 and which higher education institutions have adopted the IHRA definition of antisemitism. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 272895 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>On 16 May 2019, I wrote to all higher education institutions to urge them to consider adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism. I set out my view that this is a useful tool, which will help front-line services better understand and recognise instances of antisemitism.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes that adopting the IHRA definition of antisemitism sends a clear message that antisemitic behaviour will not be tolerated, and that any instances of antisemitism will be taken very seriously.</p><p> </p><p>Higher education providers are autonomous organisations who are independent from the government and individually responsible for deciding whether to adopt the IHRA definition and this information is therefore not held centrally.</p> more like this
star 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 2019-07-10T12:59:10.563Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T12:59:10.563Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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4504
unstar this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this
1133892
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star this property date less than 2019-06-21more like thismore than 2019-06-21
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Department for Education more like this
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star 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 Post-18 Education and Funding Review more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 universities (a) Sir Philip Augar and (b) members of the Augar panel visited during the Post-18 review of education and funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 267762 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
star this property answer text <p>The independent panel undertook an extensive programme of engagement with a wide spectrum of stakeholders and experts across the post-18 landscape. This included visits and discussions with officials at universities.</p><p> </p><p>Sir Philip Augar directly engaged with the following universities: Coventry University, University of Exeter, University of Gloucestershire, Nottingham Trent University, University of Reading, University of Warwick and University of Winchester.</p><p> </p><p>The other panel members directly engaged with University of the Arts London, University of Aston, University of Bedfordshire, Birkbeck University, Bloomsbury Institute, University of Central Lancashire, University of Cumbria, University of Derby, University of Exeter, University of Lincoln, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, Open University, Queen Mary University, Southampton Solent University, University of Staffordshire, University of Suffolk and University of Wolverhampton.</p><p> </p> more like this
star 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 2019-06-26T15:38:37.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T15:38:37.387Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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4504
unstar this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this
1130997
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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 remove filter
star 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 Post-18 Education and Funding Review 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 his Department will publish the analysis of graduates that will be net beneficiaries from the proposed changes under the post-18 education and funding review by income decile. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ilford North more like this
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Wes Streeting more like this
star this property uin 262443 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>The independent panel report to the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding was published on 30 May 2019. The panel published a number of analytical annexes with their report, including the estimated impacts of some of their recommendations. The report and annexes can be accessed here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/post-18-review-of-education-and-funding-independent-panel-report" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/post-18-review-of-education-and-funding-independent-panel-report</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The government has not yet taken decisions with regards to the recommendations put forward by the independent panel. The government will consider the panel’s recommendations carefully and will conclude the review at the Spending Review.</p><p> </p> more like this
star 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 2019-06-13T16:38:13.583Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T16:38:13.583Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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4504
unstar this property label Biography information for Wes Streeting more like this
1146265
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Education more like this
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star 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 Archaeology: High Speed Two Railway Line 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 discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the number of qualified archaeologists required for the construction of High Speed Two. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
star this property uin 290565 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answer text <p>My right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education meets his counterparts and officials from other government departments regularly to discuss the Department for Education agenda.</p> more like this
star 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 2019-10-04T13:59:18.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-04T13:59:18.913Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
1146259
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 remove filter
star 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 Graduates: Archaeology 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, how many students have graduated with archaeology-based degrees in each of the last ten years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
star this property uin 290562 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answer text <p>The Higher Education Statistics Agency collects and publishes statistics on enrolments and qualifications obtained at UK Higher Education Institutions. Latest statistics refer to the academic year 2017/18. Statistics on qualifications obtained by subject areas are available in Table 19 of their Open Data pages:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis/students/table-19" target="_blank">https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis/students/table-19</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The number of first-degree qualifiers from archaeology-based subjects has been provided in the table.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Academic year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Forensic &amp; Archaeological Sciences</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Archaeology</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Combined Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>1,710</p></td><td><p>905</p></td><td><p>2,615</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>1,710</p></td><td><p>880</p></td><td><p>2,590</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>1,755</p></td><td><p>900</p></td><td><p>2,655</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>1,940</p></td><td><p>920</p></td><td><p>2,860</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>1,890</p></td><td><p>900</p></td><td><p>2,790</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>1,920</p></td><td><p>905</p></td><td><p>2,825</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>1,570</p></td><td><p>750</p></td><td><p>2,320</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>1,640</p></td><td><p>870</p></td><td><p>2,510</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>1,645</p></td><td><p>815</p></td><td><p>2,460</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>1,650</p></td><td><p>830</p></td><td><p>2,480</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><ol><li>Counts are on the basis of full-person-equivalents. Where a student is studying more than one subject, they are apportioned between the subjects that make up their course.</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="2"><li>Qualifiers in archaeology-based subjects have been defined using the principal categories V4 and F4 of the Joint Academic Coding System (JACS), which are ‘Forensic and Archaeological Sciences’ and ‘Archaeology’. More information on JACS codes can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.hesa.ac.uk/support/documentation/jacs" target="_blank">https://www.hesa.ac.uk/support/documentation/jacs</a>.</li></ol>
star 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 2019-10-04T11:49:46.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-04T11:49:46.107Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
1134553
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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 remove filter
star 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 Universities: Antisemitism 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 monitoring is taking place on university campuses to ensure compliance with the International Holocaust Remembrance Association definition of anti-semitism. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 269079 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>There is no place in our society, including within higher education, for hatred or any form of discrimination or racism, such as antisemitism. This is why I have called on higher education providers to accept the International Holocaust Remembrance Association (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism.</p><p> </p><p>Higher education providers are autonomous organisations, responsible for the management of their own internal affairs. They should discharge their responsibilities fully and have robust policies and procedures in place to comply with the law, and to investigate and swiftly address all hate crime, including any antisemitic incidents that are reported.</p><p> </p><p>On 16 May 2019, I wrote to all higher education providers to urge them to consider adopting the IHRA definition and set out my view that this is a useful tool which will help front-line services better understand and recognise instances of antisemitism. The government believes that adopting the IHRA definition of antisemitism sends a clear message that antisemitic behaviour will not be tolerated, and that any instances of antisemitism will be taken very seriously.</p><p> </p>
star 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 2019-07-03T08:16:01.24Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T08:16:01.24Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1151938
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star this property date less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
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Department for Education more like this
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star 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 Universities: Racial Discrimination 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 steps the Government is taking to protect university staff from racial abuse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 4255 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>Racial harassment is unacceptable, and we cannot tolerate staff and students being victims of it at our world-leading universities. There is no place in our society - including within higher education – for hatred or any form of harassment, discrimination or racism. Universities have clear responsibilities in this regard.</p><p>Higher education providers are independent and autonomous organisations. Like all employers, higher education providers have responsibilities under the Equality Act (2010) in relation to their staff. We expect them discharge their responsibilities fully and have robust policies and procedures in place to comply with the law, and to investigate and swiftly address all hate crime.</p><p>We encourage providers to make use of tools such as the Race Equality Charter and the Race at Work Charter to identify and address institutional and cultural barriers that affect minority ethnic staff and students.</p><p> </p><p>The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers recognises the need to create and develop positive environments and cultures in which all researchers can flourish and achieve their full potential. This includes having effective policies and practice for tackling discrimination, bullying and harassment and providing appropriate support for those reporting issues.</p><p>By improving the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff within higher education we can ensure that everyone who has the potential to thrive at university, both as a student and as a member of staff, does so.</p><p> </p>
star 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 2019-10-29T17:47:08.577Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T17:47:08.577Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
1137429
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Education more like this
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star 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 Disabled Students' Allowances 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, whether he plans to merge the allowances for non-medical, equipment and general support for disabled students’ allowance to permit more flexibility in how that allowance may be spent by undergraduate students. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 274435 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The department has no plans to merge the 4 separate Disabled Students’ Allowances currently available to undergraduate students.</p> more like this
star 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 2019-07-15T15:16:07.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T15:16:07.96Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this
1137209
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star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 remove filter
star 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 Disabled Students' Allowances 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 steps he is taking to ensure that the specification of laptops supplied to students with vision impairment through the disabled students’ allowance is updated allow updating of necessary software over the duration of degree programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 273733 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The department is currently reviewing the specification of equipment provided to visually impaired students, to ensure that it remains fit for purpose throughout the duration of students’ courses.</p><p> </p><p>Students that experience issues with their equipment are advised to contact their assessment centre or Student Finance England so that these issues can be considered and rectified.</p> more like this
star 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 2019-07-10T14:25:54.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T14:25:54.017Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve McCabe more like this