Tag Archives: Nick Gibb

Nick and Gillian please reverse this cut for young people


Over the last decade the Government has dramatically cut the public funding for the provision for young people across the UK. This is a very disturbing element that has caused many problems. We now need the Government to admit that … Continue reading

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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

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British Sign Language needs a public response


On Monday there was a response from Nick Gibb to a written question set out by Daisy Cooper who is the Liberal Democratic Education spokesperson. The question related to British Sign Language (BSL) in education settings. Although that question did … Continue reading

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Some Sussex MPs support Water Safety and Foreign Aid


Last Monday there was a Parliamentary debate which responded to a public petition that called for improved education to protect children in water settings. A few of the opening words from Catherine Mckinnell, the MP from Newcastle expressed very clearly … Continue reading

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Following Sussex Day, our MPs have some challenges


Many of us enjoy living or working in Sussex and so it is fantastic that a few years ago Ian Steedman in Worthing followed by Martin Ellis in Crowborough set out to re-establish the Sussex day celebration. The day has … Continue reading

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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

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Every MP in the UK needs to take part in this petition debate!


Today is an important time for Parliament and 1.1m people across the UK who signed a petition formed by Marcus Rashford calling to end child food poverty and that no children’s should go hungry. It is a petition which emerged … Continue reading

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Can we find new approaches for engaging our Ministers


Yesterday afternoon as I was travelling to visit a client I was listening to the World At One and towards the end of the programme Nick Robinson focused on a discussion that had taken place involving a student who had … Continue reading

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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

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Is Nick Gibb ignoring real challenges for Schools and parents?


When a Member of Parliament asks a question, with one or two exceptions, they are raising genuine issues which require the Government to respond in a meaningful way. After all these questions and answers are all made public and therefore … Continue reading

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