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Further education news from UK Parliament.

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Experts give evidence on prison education
Education Committee to question charities, governors’ association and Open University on learning in custody
28 May 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 2 March 2021
The Committee has considered all e-petitions which had, before 25 February 2021, reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response. The Committee also agreed debates for a number of petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate.
04 March 2021
Education Committee announces two sessions
The Education Committee is holding a roundtable on access to further and higher education for working-class white pupils. The Committee will also hear from a Department for Education minister to consider the consequences of the lockdown on education and schools.
06 January 2021
Education Secretary questioned on future UK-EU relationship on research and education
EU Services Sub-Committee publishes letter to Government on the future UK-EU relationship on research and education
03 December 2020
PM pressed to address “inflexible” levy to boost creative industry apprenticeships
Committee writes to the Prime Minister on the Apprenticeship Levy
05 October 2020
Committee Chair Robert Halfon comments on Prime Minister’s speech on the Lifetime Skills Guarantee
Comments come in response to Prime Minister's speech outlining greater access to education and skills training, irrespective of age, in light of the impact of Covid-19 and technological changes on the economy
29 September 2020
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Statement on Autumn opening of education settings
Education Secretary makes statement on wider opening of education and early years settings
02 July 2020
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Lords questions government on the Covid-19 track and trace system and online support for pupils on 18 June
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17 June 2020
Lords debates educational opportunities
Members focus on children from working class backgrounds
06 March 2020
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Statement as Government announce Higher Technical Education reform
Government announces proposals for Higher Technical Qualifications
08 July 2019
Lords debates workplace opportunities for young people
Peers discuss the Apprenticeship Levy
05 July 2019
Lords debates post-18 education and funding
Members discuss review led by Philip Augar
03 July 2019
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