There will be a Labour Opposition Day Debate on Education and Social Mobility on Tuesday 22 November. This House of Commons Library briefing provides background information, and recent press and parliamentary coverage of this issues.
On Thursday 17 November MPs will take part in a debate on International Men's Day. The debate will be opened by Philip Davies MP. This House of Commons Library briefing provides background and statistics as well as press and parliamentary coverage.
This pack has been produced ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall at 2.30pm on Wednesday 16 November 2016 on immigration rules for international students. The Member in charge of this debate is Stuart C McDonald MP.
This Commons Library briefing looks at some of the basic ‘unknowns’ relating to Brexit. The unknowns cover areas such as a role for the UK Parliament and the devolved legislatures in the Brexit process, relations with the EU institutions, the economic impact on the UK, and changes to citizens’ rights.
MPs will debate the Funding of West Sussex schools on Wednesday 2 November 2016 from 9.30 to 11.00am. The Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP will open the debate. This House of Commons Library briefing contains some background information and recent press and parliamentary coverage.
MPs will debate Education in Merseyside in Westminster Hall at 2.30pm on Wednesday 19 October 2016. Stephen Twigg will lead the debate. This House of Commons Library briefing provides background, recent press and parliamentary coverage and links to further reading.
MPs will debate the Educational performance of boys in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 6 September 2016 at 4.30pm. The debate will be led by Karl McCartney. This House of Commons Library background briefing includes relevant statistics, media comment and parliamentary coverage.
On Tuesday 12 July MPs will take part in a Westminster Hall Debate on Children’s early years development and school readiness. The debate will be opened by James Berry MP.
This House of Commons Library debate pack includes recent press articles, press releases, Parliamentary Material and links to relevant reports and further reading.
This debate pack has been compiled ahead of the debate on fire safety measures in schools to be held on Thursday 22 October 2015 at 3pm in Westminster Hall. The Member in charge of the debate is Sir David Amess. Debate packs are produced quickly after the announcement of parliamentary business. They are intended to provide a summary or overview of the issue being debated and identify relevant briefings and useful documents, including press and parliamentary material. More detailed briefing can be prepared for MPs on request to the Library.
This paper considers the background and reaction to, and the provisions of, the Education and Adoption Bill which proposes new powers in relation to converting school judged "inadequate" to academy status, the academy conversion process and intervention powers and the reaction to them, and the establishment of regional adoption agencies.
Sections 5 to 7 were added to this paper on 14 September 2015, to cover the Bill's Second Reading and Commons Committee Stages. Sections 1 to 5 of the note remain as originally published on 17 June 2015, and have not been updated.
A summary of the Government response to severe flooding in the Winter of 2013-14, including details of recent announcements by the Prime Minister, information about Government policy on flood planning and response, and sources of advice for those affected. Recent updates include details of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee report on the Winter Floods published in June 2014.