Statement on A-level reform

23 January 2013

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education, Elizabeth Truss, made a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 23 January on changes to A-level qualifications.

Shadow Minister for Education, Kevin Brennan, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday) and after any Urgent Questions.

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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