Statement on secondary schools

14 October 2013

Education Minister, David Laws, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 14 October on reforming the accountability system for secondary schools.

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

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About 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.

Watching proceedings from the public gallery

UK residents and overseas visitors can watch proceedings in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.

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