Category Archives: Education

The Blair Government invested heavily in early years education and the Cameron Government began well by promising to retain childrens centres. That has become one more piece of this Governments hyperbole at best. The truth was that Blairs reforms did not go far enough and now the ground is being moved from under our childrens feet. No stone should be left unturned as we protect the future of our next generation.

Will the Government pay attention to Catherine?


The Departments for Education and Health and Social Care must respond very seriously to the call from the Duchess of Cambridge a few days ago. She was speaking to a group of people including Sajid Javid who is the Minister … Continue reading

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The Government must focus on real ‘ghost children’


Today Parliament will reopen after their half term break and many other people will return to work following a four days holiday because of the Queens Jubilee celebration. Inevitably some people were very busy over the last few days and … Continue reading

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Nadine supply youth provision & service standards


Last Thursday, Lloyd Russell-Moyle asked a very significant written question even though it is only requiring a few words. It was sent to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Department and sadly the answer was very poor quality. The Minister … Continue reading

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Why has Chope criticised Brighton and Hove Council?


On Tuesday in the House of Commons the Department of Education answered a question that Christopher Chope had sent over in written format. Mr Chope is the MP for Christchurch which is in Dorset so he is based many miles … Continue reading

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Visual, Hearing, & Multi-Sensory impaired children


Yesterday in the House of Commons, the Sussex MP from Battle and Bexhill called Huw Merriman asked a very significant question about how the Government will respond to the needs for deaf children. The response from the Government was very … Continue reading

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A positive outcome from the Police and Crime Act


A positive education aspect has emerged from the Act that was passed through a few weeks ago. There has tragically been a significant number of problems emerged from the recent The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act. Indeed a lot … Continue reading

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A call from Labour to encourage girls into STEM


Last Thursday when Parliament was closing down for a few days because of the Council elections that take place this Thursday a Labour MP raised an important STEM call which is shown below. The focus was on comments that have … Continue reading

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A Government Minister endorses our Sussex LSIP


It was inspiring that on Friday the Sussex Chamber of Commerce published a series of documents that they have produced within their contribution for what is called the Local Skills Improvement Plan Trailblazer. The LSIP is a response directed to … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs, add your LSIP support to Sally-Ann Hart


As I wrote yesterday in my blog, we have benefited from the LSIP documents which Sussex Chamber of Commerce has just published. The LSIP term relates to Local Skills Improvement Plan Trailblazer. The large number of people involved in its … Continue reading

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Well done LSIP from Sussex Chamber of Commerce


On Friday at lunchtime, the Sussex Chamber of Commerce were able to publish a series of documents under the theme of the Local Skills Improvement Plan Trailblazer which is referred to as LSIP. The location is on their website here. … Continue reading

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