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Department for Education more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Education remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many free schools have closed, or are planning to close; and who bears the costs of any outstanding capital or revenue debts. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL708 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 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
star this property answer text <p>There are currently 346 free schools open. Since 2010, six free schools have closed and two closures are planned for summer 2017. The primary objective of the Department when making a decision to close a school is to ensure the best possible educational outcomes for pupils and to secure value for money for the taxpayer. The Department would expect the responsible body to meet any outstanding costs or debts. Where this is not possible, the Department would consider providing financial support if reasonable to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2017-07-17T16:16:37.487Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-17T16:16:37.487Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
750577
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is the average capital cost of free school places with regard to (1) the proposed number of places, and (2) the number of places filled. more like this
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Lord Storey more like this
star this property uin HL709 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 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The most recent national analysis of the free schools programme and specifically the costs of free schools was published by National Audit Office (NAO) in its report on Capital Funding for Schools in February this year, which can be accessed via <a href="https://www.nao.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Capital-funding-for-schools.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.nao.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Capital-funding-for-schools.pdf</a>.</p><p>The NAO reported that the average capital costs of a place in a primary free school opening in 2013-14 or 2014-15 was £14,400, while a place in a secondary free school was £19,100.</p><p>The Department does not calculate nor use the cost per place filled. Many Free Schools open one year group at a time. Therefore the average costs per place filled would not be comparable to other types of schools on this basis nor reflective of the true cost of the school places.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2017-07-21T09:31:13.06Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T09:31:13.06Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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4238
star this property label Biography information for Lord Storey more like this
750550
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the benefits and costs to the UK of membership of the European Institute for Gender Equality. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
star this property uin HL682 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 2017-07-25more like thismore than 2017-07-25
star this property answer text <p>The European Institute of Gender Equality (EIGE) is an autonomous body of the European Union, which was established to contribute to and strengthen the promotion of gender equality. EIGE products, which include comparable data and research, have been utilised by the Government to inform evidence-based policy-making. However, there are a number of bodies, including the Council of Europe and OECD that produce similar products.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2017-07-25T10:08:07.873Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-25T10:08:07.873Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
750559
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to place a cap on student loans, in order to prevent any increase in the total debt arising as a result of the interest paid being less than the interest accrued in any one year. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL691 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-08-09more like thismore than 2017-08-09
star this property answer text <p>The student funding system removes financial barriers for anyone hoping to study and is backed by the taxpayer. A key feature of the scheme is that outstanding debt – including any interest accrued that has not been repaid by the end of the loan term – is written off after 30 years. This means that borrowers are protected if their repayments are less than the interest accruing on their accounts.</p><p> </p><p>Monthly student loan repayments are linked to income, not to interest rates or the amount borrowed. Borrowers earning less than the repayment threshold (£21,000) repay nothing at all.</p><p> </p><p>Once borrowers leave study, those earning less than £21,000 are charged an interest rate of RPI only. Post-study interest rates are variable based on income, tapering up from RPI for those earning less than £21,000 to RPI+3% for borrowers earning £41,000 and above. The system of variable interest rates based on income makes the system more progressive, as higher earners contribute more to the sustainability of the higher education system.</p><p> </p><p>We have a world class student finance system that is working well, and that has led to record numbers of disadvantaged students benefiting from higher education. As ever, we will keep the detailed features of the system under review to ensure it remains fair and effective.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2017-08-09T16:14:34.3Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-09T16:14:34.3Z
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4584
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
750558
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to take action to limit university course fees which do not represent value for money for students; and if so, on what basis they intend to determine which courses provide value for money. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL690 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 2017-08-09more like thismore than 2017-08-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government has introduced the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment, to tackle concerns about value for money in Higher Education. Only providers who successfully achieve a high quality rating under the TEF will be permitted to maintain their fees in line with inflation.</p><p> </p><p>The results of the TEF assessment gives students clear information about where teaching quality is best and where students have achieved the best outcomes. This will promote student choice and encourage a stronger focus on the quality of teaching, as higher education providers will need to ensure they are giving students, their parents and the taxpayer value for money.</p><p> </p><p>Furthermore, the Office for Students, once established, has a general duty under section 2 of the Higher Education and Research Act 2017 to have regard to the need to promote value for money in the provision of Higher Education by English Higher Education providers.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Sugg more like this
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less than 2017-08-09T16:16:03.723Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-09T16:16:03.723Z
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4584
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Sugg more like this
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3869
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750860
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Warrington Collegiate more like this
unstar 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, for what reasons the application from Warrington Collegiate to change its name to Warrington and Vale Royal College on its merger with Mid Cheshire College has been refused; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington North more like this
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Helen Jones more like this
star this property uin 4358 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
star this property answer text <p>Officials are working closely with the college ahead of its planned merger with Mid Cheshire College on 1 August 2017 to ensure that its application for change of name meets the published criteria and stands the best possible chance of being approved.</p><p>The name Warrington and Vale Royal College requires approval from both the Cabinet Office and Companies House for use of the word Royal. An earlier application made by the college in June was rejected by Cabinet Office. A second, revised, application was approved by Cabinet Office on 12 July 2017 and a formal application to the department was received on 13 July 2017.</p><p>The name still requires approval from Companies House, but there is sufficient time for this to be approved before the proposed merger date of 1 August 2017.</p><p> </p> more like this
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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less than 2017-07-17T16:13:24.507Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-17T16:13:24.507Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anne Milton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Helen Jones more like this
750819
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Loans more like this
unstar 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, how many and what proportion of student loans have been repaid in full (a) since the new system was introduced and (b) from the establishment of the original scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tewkesbury more like this
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Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
star this property uin 4345 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>Statistics covering English student loans are published annually by the Student Loans Company (SLC) in the Statistical First Release (SFR) <em>‘Student Loans in England’.</em></p><p><a href="http://www.slc.co.uk/official-statistics/full-catalogue-of-official-statistics/student-loans-debt-and-repayment.aspx" target="_blank">http://www.slc.co.uk/official-statistics/full-catalogue-of-official-statistics/student-loans-debt-and-repayment.aspx</a></p><p> </p><p>The number and proportion of higher education income contingent repayment (ICR) student loan borrowers who have fully repaid their loan as at April 2017 can be found in table 3A of the SFR. These statistics are available by year of entry into repayment, rather than by type of loan.</p><p> </p><p>Student loan borrowers typically enter repayment in the April after they leave their course, however borrowers with loans under the post-2012 student loan arrangements only started to enter repayment in 2016. At this point in time, post-2012 loan borrowers are at a very early stage of repayment, and so a direct comparison with pre-2012 loan borrowers is not possible.</p><p> </p><p>Students entering higher education prior to the academic year 1998/99 were eligible for mortgage style loans to cover the cost of their studies.</p>
star 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 2017-07-18T14:58:58.21Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T14:58:58.21Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Laurence Robertson more like this
750783
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Pupil Exclusions: Alternative Education more like this
unstar 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 are registered in independent (a) enrolled and (b) offsite alternative education provided for excluded young people more than one day a week in each (i) local authority and (ii) parliamentary constituency for (A) the most recent period for which figures are available and (B) each year since 2010; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
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Ian Austin more like this
star this property uin 4408 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 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>I am sorry, but the Department does not hold the information you have requested.</p><p> </p><p>The Department only holds data on the number of pupils in independent alternative provision (AP) that have been commissioned by local authorities. This is available in the Schools, Pupils and their characteristics Statistical First Release which can be accessed at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/schools-pupils-and-their-characteristics-january-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/schools-pupils-and-their-characteristics-january-2017</a>.</p> more like this
star 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 2017-07-18T17:03:32.313Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T17:03:32.313Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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1511
star this property label Biography information for Ian Austin more like this
750781
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Home Education more like this
unstar 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 children were home-schooled in each (a) local authority and (b) parliamentary constituency by age for (i) the most recent period for which figures are available and (ii) each year since 2010; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
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Ian Austin more like this
star this property uin 4142 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 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>I am sorry, but data on numbers of children educated at home are not collected by the Department for Education.</p><p> </p> more like this
star 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 2017-07-18T17:00:37.357Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T17:00:37.357Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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1511
star this property label Biography information for Ian Austin more like this
750751
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Educational Psychology more like this
unstar 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 educational psychologists were employed in all local authorities in (a) 2016 and (b) 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
star this property uin 4435 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-24more like thismore than 2017-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The head count of educational psychologists reported as employed by all local authorities in England in November 2016 is 1,600. This figure will undercount the actual number of educational psychologists because only 64 per cent of local authorities provided data in the latest year. Information is not yet available for 2017.</p><p> </p> more like this
star 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 2017-07-24T15:32:13.223Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-24T15:32:13.223Z
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1562
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this