Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, made a statement to the House of Commons on Thursday 12 May on vocational education.
Contained in the statement were details of the Government's plans for a reform programme, based on The Wolf Report, aimed at making opportunities in education more equal.
Watch and read the views expressed by MPs and find more current parliamentary material on Eduction in the Topics section.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.
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