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.
MPs will debate e-petition 129698, relating to school penalty fines and authorised absence from school in Westminster Hall on Monday 11 July 2016 from 4.30 to 7.30pm. Steve Double MP will lead the debate. This Commons Library briefing provides a summary of the issues and press and parliamentary coverage.
This House of Commons Library briefing discusses the Government's proposals to convert all state-funded schools in England to academy status. It sets out the relevant proposals in the Education White Paper, the reaction that has followed the announcement, and also provides information on academy performance
On Monday 18 April MPs will take part in a debate on educational attainment in Yorkshire and the Humber. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee and will be opened by Jo Cox MP. This House of Commons Library debate pack provides statistics, briefing, reports and relevant press and parliamentary coverage of the issues.
This pack has been produced ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 19 April 2016 at 4.30pm on regional variations in the rate of teenage pregnancy. Lucy Allan MP will lead the debate.
On Tuesday 15 March there will be a debate on Engineering skills and design and technology education in Westminster Hall at 9.30am. Michelle Donelan MP will lead the debate.
This House of Commons Library Debate Pack provides a background briefing and statistics, press and parliamentary coverage of the issues and suggested further reading.
An e-petition entitled, ‘Make an allowance for up to 2 weeks term time leave from school for holiday ’ attracted over 100,000 signatures. The Petitions Committee agreed to schedule a debate on the motion “That this House has considered an e-petition relating to term-time leave from school for holiday” in Westminster Hall on Monday 26 October 2015 at 4.30 pm. Steve Double MP will lead the debate.
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.