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star this property date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Classroom Assistants 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 plans to publish the findings of her Department's review into the status and professionalism of teaching assistants announced in October 2014. 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 10004 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-07more like thismore than 2015-10-07
star this property answer text <p>Ministers have considered the latest evidence on the effective deployment and professional development of teaching assistants, together with a summary of the call for evidence and the draft teaching assistant standards submitted by the expert panel.</p><p> </p><p>In the light of this evidence, the Government believes that schools are best placed to decide how they use and deploy teaching assistants, and to set standards for the teaching assistants they employ. The Secretary of State has therefore decided not to publish the draft standards.</p><p> </p> more like this
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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less than 2015-10-07T09:40:42.227Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-07T09:40:42.227Z
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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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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-17more like thismore than 2016-03-17
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Minimum Wage 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, which companies have failed to pay the national minimum wage since the introduction of the new naming and shaming regulations on 1 October 2013. 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 31589 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-23more like thismore than 2016-03-23
star this property answer text <p>Since the introduction of the revised naming and shaming scheme, details of employers who have failed to pay the National Minimum Wage have been published on gov.uk. Details can be found via the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-minimum-wage-offenders-named-and-shamed-february-2016" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-minimum-wage-offenders-named-and-shamed-february-2016</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-minimum-wage-offenders-named-and-shamed-october-2015" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-minimum-wage-offenders-named-and-shamed-october-2015</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/national-minimum-wage-offenders-named-and-shamed" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/national-minimum-wage-offenders-named-and-shamed</a> (July 2015)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-minimum-wage-offenders-named-and-shamed" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-minimum-wage-offenders-named-and-shamed</a> (March 2015)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-names-and-shames-largest-ever-number-of-national-minimum-wage-offenders" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-names-and-shames-largest-ever-number-of-national-minimum-wage-offenders</a> (February 2015)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-names-and-shames-37-national-minimum-wage-offenders" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-names-and-shames-37-national-minimum-wage-offenders</a> (January 2015)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-names-employers-who-fail-to-pay-the-national-minimum-wage" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-names-employers-who-fail-to-pay-the-national-minimum-wage</a> (November 2014)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-names-employers-who-fail-to-pay-minimum-wage" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-names-employers-who-fail-to-pay-minimum-wage</a> (June 2014)</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-gets-tough-with-employers-failing-to-pay-minimum-wage" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-gets-tough-with-employers-failing-to-pay-minimum-wage</a> (February 2014)</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-03-23T16:38:17.14Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Academies 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 the sponsor capacity funds awarded by his Department to the Third Millennium Education Trust were returned to his Department. 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 203554 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Sponsor Capacity Fund awarded to the Third Millennium Education Trust was returned to the Department for Education on 29 January 2013.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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less than 2014-07-10T14:34:18.4679807Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-10T14:34:18.4679807Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Academies 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, pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2014, Official Report, column 538W, on academies, if he will disaggregate the data to identify payments under the Sponsor Capacity Fund detailing (a) when any such grant was awarded, (b) how much was awarded, (c) whether each organisation subsequently sponsored any academies and (d) the date on which any monies were returned to the Department by those who did not. 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 203913 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
star this property answer text <p>Details of payments made under the Sponsor Capacity Fund (over £25,000) are published online at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dfe-department-and-executive-agency-spend-over-25-000" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dfe-department-and-executive-agency-spend-over-25-000</a></p><p> </p><p>A list of all open academies and their sponsors, alongside equivalent details for approved projects not yet open, is published online at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development</a></p><p> </p><p>Academy sponsors who receive the Sponsor Capacity Fund are required to sign a Grant Funding Agreement, agreeing to adhere to the terms and conditions of the grant. In addition, they are required to submit an Annual Certification of Expenditure, signed by their auditors, and a final report detailing what has been achieved through use of the grant. If they fail to comply with any of the conditions of grant, or are deemed to be in breach of it, they may be required to return all or part of the grant to the Department.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T17:14:52.5590542Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T17:14:52.5590542Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
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
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 Academies 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 academies have articles of association which require the Academy Trust to consider any advice given by the principal of a school in the Academy Trust before resolving to take action; and in how many academy trusts the consideration of such advice is discretionary. 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 210150 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The model articles of association for academy trusts set out the expectations of how academy trusts should be governed, including those arising from company and charity law. The model articles do not include any specific requirement on the trust board to consider advice given by the principal but we would expect them to do so. We would expect there to be an effective working relationship between trustees and the principal, who will often serve as a trustee.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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less than 2014-10-21T16:39:13.8272786Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T16:39:13.8272786Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter
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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
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 Academies 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 her policy is on the appointment of a director who does not play an active role, otherwise known as a sleeping partner, to be a director of an academy trust. 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 210151 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>We expect all those who serve on academy trust boards to play a full and active role in supporting and driving high standards in schools.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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less than 2014-10-21T16:39:56.9587421Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T16:39:56.9587421Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson 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
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 Academies 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 complaints she has received that an academy trust is not complying with its articles of association (a) following an Ofsted inspection, (b) following an inspection by the Education Funding Agency and (c) from any other source. 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 210152 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education does not categorise and record centrally complaints volumes about academy trusts’ compliance with their articles of association. Any complaint received about non-compliance by an academy trust is assessed and, where the evidence warrants it, investigated in line with the Department’s published complaints procedure. This is published online at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/complain-about-school" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/complain-about-school</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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less than 2014-10-21T16:37:34.4588726Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T16:37:34.4588726Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
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
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 Academies 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 academy trusts have boards of directors with no more than three members. 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 210153 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>Trust boards have flexibility to operate the size of board they feel is right for their academy trust. The Department for Education does not collect statistics related to the size of individual academy boards but the model articles state that there shall be no fewer than three directors.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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less than 2014-10-21T16:38:18.7741397Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T16:38:18.7741397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Edward Timpson more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-01-08more like thismore than 2015-01-08
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Grammar 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 proportion of children (a) in receipt of free school meals, (b) with a statement of special educational needs, (c) from a BME community and (d) looked after by a local authority received a place in a grammar school in each of the last five years. 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 220222 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-15more like thismore than 2015-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Education does not hold information on pupils who received a place at a state-funded selective school but does hold information on the number of pupils enrolled in year 7 in state-funded selective schools in January each year. Information on this basis for January 2014 is given in the table below. Information for the remaining years could only be compiled at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Year 7 pupils in state-funded mainstream schools in England, January 2014</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>Number of pupils</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Percentage enrolled at state-funded selective schools</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All pupils</p></td><td><p>522,995</p></td><td><p>4.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(a) Pupils known to be eligible for or claiming free school meals</p></td><td><p>89,515</p></td><td><p>0.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(b) Pupils with statements of special educational needs</p></td><td><p>10,235</p></td><td><p>0.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(c) Pupils from a minority ethnic group</p></td><td><p>138,115</p></td><td><p>5.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>(d) Pupils who are looked after for at least 12 months</p></td><td><p>2,255</p></td><td><p>0.8%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: School census and national pupil database</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><ol><li>Includes pupils who are sole or dual main registrations.</li><li>Numbers are rounded to the nearest 5.</li><li>Some looked after children data could not be matched to pupil records in the school census, however matching rates are high. This means that this figure may be a slight underestimate.</li><li>These figures exclude:</li></ol><p> </p><ol><li><p>pupils who received an offer of a place which was not taken up and;</p></li><li><p>pupils who enrolled in state-funded selective schools, but left the school roll before the school census day in January.</p></li><li><p>Cranbrook School, Kent which admits pupils from age 13 rather than age 11.</p></li></ol><p> </p><p> </p><p> </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 2015-01-15T16:01:59.243Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-15T16:01:59.243Z
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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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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter
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star this property date less than 2015-06-05more like thismore than 2015-06-05
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence 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 the Home Department, for what reasons the UK has not ratified the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combatting violence against women and domestic violence. 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 1296 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK already complies with the vast majority of the articles to the convention including the criminalisation of forced marriage which was one of the pre-requisites of ratification as required by Article 37. Primary legislation will be needed to comply with the remaining extra-territorial jurisdiction provisions in Article 44 of the Convention before it can be ratified. The UK Government is liaising with the devolved administrations about ratification, including any further legislative steps that may be necessary.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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less than 2015-06-10T15:18:42.867Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-10T15:18:42.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Staffordshire Moorlands more like this
star this property answering member printed Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Karen Bradley more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter