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Inquiry status: concluded
This is the second subject to be inquired into by the Education Committee following the ‘Evidence check’ web forum.
The session will focus on evidence relating to the Government's policy on the school starting age, including provisions for those born in summer months or born prematurely.
The Committee assesses:
Education Committee publishes Minister's letter on summer born children
Education Committee writes to Nick Gibb, Minister for School reform, Department for Education
Education Committee takes evidence following recent 'Evidence check' forum
Education Committee asks for written submissions by Monday 23 February 2015
Evidence given by Tammy Campbell, Researcher and Analyst, UCL Institute of Education, Dr Claire Crawford, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Warwick, and Research Fellow of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Helen Kirrane, Campaigns and Policy Manager, Bliss, and Michelle Melson, Summer Born Campaign; Nick Gibb MP, Minister for School Reform, Department for Education.