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Damian Hinds MP appears before Education Committee

16 January 2019

The Education Committee hears from Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education, on range of issues including academies and careers advice.

Witnesses

Wednesday 16 January in Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 10am

  • Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State, Department for Education
  • Jonathan Slater, Permanent Secretary, Department for Education

Purpose of the session

The Committee is likely to want to ask about issues including multi-academy trusts and accountability, school exclusions and careers advice. Members could also raise the Government's response to recent Committee reports on higher education and apprenticeships.

The Education Secretary will be joined by the Department’s Permanent Secretary Jonathan Slater and the Committee could touch on the subject of academy finance and the Academy Sector Annual Report and Accounts.

Further information

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