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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
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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 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 2016-04-21more like thismore than 2016-04-21
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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 Department for Education: Members 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 requests to meet with hon. Members she has received from each of the political parties represented in the House since her appointment. 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 35059 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 2016-04-28more like thismore than 2016-04-28
star this property answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for Education frequently meets Hon Members from across the political spectrum in the performance of her duties.</p><p> </p><p>Information in the form requested is not readily available and could be compiled only at disproportionate cost.</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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-04-28T15:28:46.59Z
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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 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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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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less than 2016-03-23T16:38:17.14Zmore 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 2016-03-22more like thismore than 2016-03-22
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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, what progress his Department has made on implementing its plans to impose financial penalties of up to £20,000 per worker against companies who fail to pay the national minimum wage. 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 32089 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 2016-04-14more like thismore than 2016-04-14
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>From 26 May 2015, the maximum penalty for underpayment of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) increased from £20,000 per notice of underpayment (NoU) to £20,000 per worker.</p><p> </p><p>From 1 April 2016 the penalty has been increased to 200% of the total underpayment for all of the workers specified in a NoU. By increasing penalties for underpayment of the NMW it is intended that employers, who could otherwise be tempted to underpay, comply with the law and working people receive the money they are legally due. The maximum penalty will remain at £20,000 per worker.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
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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less than 2016-04-14T16:20:43.6Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-14T16:20:43.6Z
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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 2016-03-23more like thismore than 2016-03-23
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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 Employment Agencies 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, what information his Department holds on the number of agency workers in each of the last 10 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 32389 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 2016-04-14more like thismore than 2016-04-14
star this property answer text <p>Table 1 shows numbers of agency workers for the last 10 years. The figures, obtained from a survey of UK Recruitment firms, represent a snapshot of the volume of workers undertaking a temporary assignment on a given day and are our best estimate of agency worker numbers.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1: Average Daily Volume of agency workers, 2005/06 – 2014/15</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/06</p></td><td><p>1,270,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/07</p></td><td><p>1,380,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/08</p></td><td><p>1,220,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>1,070,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>880,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>1,050,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>1,110,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>1,130,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>1,160,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>1,200,000</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Source: Recruitment Industry Trends Survey 2014/15, Recruitment &amp; Employment Confederation Rounded to nearest 1000.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></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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less than 2016-04-14T16:19:06.93Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-14T16:19:06.93Z
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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 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 Materials: Patents 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate he has made of the proportion of global patents for graphene that is held in the UK. 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 31662 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 2016-04-05more like thismore than 2016-04-05
star this property answer text <p>The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) estimates that 5% of global graphene patent documents published between 2005 and 2014 have coverage in the UK (in that they are applications to the IPO or the European Patent Office (EPO) with effect in the UK, but were not necessarily filed by UK applicants).</p><p> </p><p>In the same period, UK applicants were responsible for filing 1% of published global graphene patent applications worldwide.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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less than 2016-04-05T10:43:10.067Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-05T10:43:10.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
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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 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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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 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 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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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
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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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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 label Biography information for Kevin Brennan remove filter