Tag Archives: Gillian Keegan

Skills and Post-16 Education Bill – Amendment 82 is vital


Two weeks ago towards the end of the Parliamentary activities for this Summer there was a debate taking place in the House of Lords on the various amendments for the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill. It is clearly important for … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton & Hove, Education, Parliament and Democracy, Youth Issues | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Sussex MPs take part in Black Lives Matter debate


Monday is a great day to reflect on what MPs and Councillors have done in the previous week as well as to call for them to work together to improve our situations in the future. It is of course much … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton & Hove, Education, Parliament and Democracy, Youth Issues | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

An appalling statement from the Chichester MP


If this is genuinely what Gillian Keegan has said the whole of Chichester should be feeling very unhappy along with the rest of Sussex. Although there are certainly many people are not supportive of the text on a non official … Continue reading

Posted in Community Safety, Justice Issues, Parliament and Democracy, Policing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

This Half Term is set out for “Support for children’s education”


The end of an educational period is often an opportunity for parents, pupils and teachers to reflect on what has gone well and plan for the near future. The half term and even term breaks may be less reflective than … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Parliament and Democracy, Youth Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This week Sussex MPs can ask local people about the impact of racism


The recess of Parliament 10 days ago has provided MPs with the opportunity to step back from their usual focus on what is coming out of the Government speeches. They can currently focus on their constituencies in a slightly different … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton & Hove, Community Safety, Immigration, Parliament and Democracy, Policing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Let us celebrate Apprenticeship Week – and improve matters


On Tuesday in Parliament Sajid Javid asked a question which is shown below. The response came as the image above shows from Gillian Keegan who is the Minister responsible for Apprenticeships from within the Department of Education. However along with … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Parliament and Democracy, Youth Issues | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How can these Ministers gain better business understanding?


It is always concerning when an MP submits a written question and the Minister that responds with the answer includes an element that simply makes no sense. This is very different to a face to face debate as we are … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two good examples by Sussex MPs called Caroline


At the beginning of each week it is always encouraging to acknowledge the good things that have happened in the last few days or to set out some opportunities for positive responses over the next few days. Last week several … Continue reading

Posted in Brighton & Hove, Education, Journalism, Parliament and Democracy, Youth Issues | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gillian how can we improve your apprenticeship understanding?


The number of responses that Gillian Keegan makes regarding apprenticeship questions is huge in the House of Commons. She regularly responds to similar questions from MPs representing all of the political parties in Parliament with similar answers. It may well … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Education, Parliament and Democracy, Youth Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Skill Training must become a higher priority for the government


Tomorrow is the start of Colleges Week and a survey carried out by the Association of Colleges which was published here on Friday shows that 71% of the Small and Medium Size Companies believe colleges are important to the businesses … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Education, Parliament and Democracy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment