Graham Stuart, Conservative MP for Beverley and Holderness and Chair of the Select Committee on Education, opened a debate in the House of Commons on Wednesday 2 March on Sure Start Children's Centres.
MPs debated the role of the Department for Education and also considered young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs).
Watch and read the views expressed by MPs who took part in the debate and find current parliamentary material on education in the Topics section on the Parliament website.
Debates are an opportunity for MPs to discuss government policy, proposed new laws and current issues. It allows MPs to voice the concerns and interests of their constituents.