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star this property date less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
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star this property hansard heading Religion: Education 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 right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church Commissioners, what discussions the Church of England has had with the Department for Education on ensuring that religious studies remains a priority in schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham more like this
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Rehman Chishti remove filter
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star this property answer text <p>The Education Office of the Church of England is in regular dialogue with the Department for Education and is a member of the ‘Faith Providers’ group, which meets frequently with the Department to discuss a range of issues connected with schools of a religious character. One of the issues that the Office has raised in those discussions is the concern that Religious Education is not included within the EBacc.</p><p>The Education Office has also submitted written and oral evidence to the Commission on Religious Education and, following the publication of its interim report, has discussed its findings with the Commissioners. The Education Office is part of a programme run by the Theos Think Tank, bringing together leading players in RE with officials from the Department for Education and also the Department of Housing, Communities and Local Government to discuss a range of issues including RE.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Meriden more like this
star this property answering member printed Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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less than 2018-01-25T16:35:23.453Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-25T16:35:23.453Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Caroline Spelman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rehman Chishti more like this