Members of the Lords, including a governor of Bexhill Academy, a former board member of the National Campaign for the Arts and a trustee of the Career Colleges Trust, debated the impact of the English Baccalaureate on the take-up of creative and technical subjects, and the case for broadening the curriculum to create a coherent and unified 14 to 19 phase, in the House of Lords on Thursday 14 September.
This was a balloted debate. They normally take place on a Thursday in the chamber. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.
The debate was proposed by Baroness Stedman-Scott (Conservative), governor of Bexhill Academy.
Members taking part included:
Lord Nash (Conservative), parliamentary under-secretary in the Department for Education, responded on behalf of the government.