Early day motion 959

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EDUCATION IN CONSETT, NORTH WEST DURHAM

That this House rejects the comments made by the Secretary of State for Education in the Guardian on Friday 1 October 2010, regarding educationin Consett, North West Durham, which implied that children in the area are not currently being academically stretched in school; congratulates Consett Community Sports College and Moorside Community Technology College for its excellent exam results and academic performance; notes that in 2010, 63 per cent. of year 11 leavers at Moorside Community College and 57 per cent.at Consett Community Sports Collegegained five or more GCSE grades of A*-C including English and mathematics; further congratulates the head teachers, staff and children in Consett for all their hard work and success and wishes them well in the future; and calls on the Coalition Government to release the funding for the much-wanted and prepared-for academy school for the area, putting an end to the anxious wait of all concerned.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blackman-Woods, Roberta Labour Party City of Durham 15.11.2010
Blenkinsop, Tom Labour Party Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland 09.11.2010
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 10.11.2010
Chapman, Jenny Labour Party Darlington 04.11.2010
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 02.12.2010
Cunningham, Alex Labour Party Stockton North 04.11.2010
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 08.11.2010
Elliott, Julie Labour Party Sunderland Central 04.11.2010
Glass, Pat Labour Party North West Durham 04.11.2010
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 04.11.2010
Jones, Kevan Labour Party North Durham 04.11.2010
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 09.11.2010
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 04.11.2010
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 09.11.2010