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The Education Secretary has come in for renewed criticism from MPs for refusing to allow Ofsted to inspect academy chains. Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of schools, has called for the Government to hand Ofsted extra powers to... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: Wales Office questions (topicals at 11.53am) 12 noon: Prime minister questions Presentation of Bill: Electronic Cigarettes (Advertising And Legal Age Of Purchase) Bill (Geraint Davies, Lab Co-op, Swansea Wes... Continue to article
The Education Secretary has defended the Government’s response to the so-called ‘Trojan Horse’ plot in Birmingham schools. Five schools in the city were put into special measures in the summer after inspectors found evidence of attempts... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: Scotland Office questions (topicals at 11.53am) 12 noon: Prime minister questions Main business Ten minute rule motion: Mental Health Act 1983 (Amendment) Bill (Sir Paul Beresford, Con, Mole Valley) Op... Continue to article
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt launches a programme to improve patient safety through continued learning Education Secretary Nicky Morgan speaks at the Channel 4 Youth Summit (2:00pm) Culture Secretary Sajid Javid continues his visit to... Continue to article
Downing Street press release - New powers for local experts to intervene early in failing schools - - National Teaching Service will spread teaching expertise - The Conservative Party today announced plans for a new rescue package for... Continue to article
Words: Paul Waugh Photos: Paul Heartfield Michael Gove is gone but not forgotten in the Department for Education. Its ground-floor reception area has an impressive gallery of photos of every single Secretary of State s... Continue to article
Nicky Morgan insisted that the Prime Minister was not “flunking” on the issue of the economy and was addressing it “head on”, unlike Labour. “The difference between our conference this week, and last week’s conference was that we set out... Continue to article
Nicky Morgan defended a lack of focus on the environment in David Cameron's conference speech. "I think climate change is something you have to solve on an international basis. The Prime Minister has been clear about the commitment, abou... Continue to article
Nicky Morgan said lowering immigration was one of the reasons the Tories backed an referendum on EU membership. "That's why we have committed to having an in-out referendum in the course of the next parliament. The Prime Minister made it... Continue to article
Nicky Morgan has given the go-ahead to 35 new free schools. Speaking at the Conservative party conference, the Education Secretary vowed to continue the "schools revolution" begun by her predecessor Michael Gove, and said: "Today I am... Continue to article
Nicky Morgan backed ITV’s Just Read campaign to improve literacy among young children. “The Government’s plan for education is about preparing children for life in modern Britain, and if a child can’t read and write then actually they’re... Continue to article
Nicky Morgan attacked those "speculating about what I may or may not be about to announce" amid reports she is set to introduce compulsory setting by ability in England's schools. "I think they need to be clear and I am very clear that m... Continue to article
The Education Secretary has denied reports that she plans to force schools to separate pupils by ability. It was reported this afternoon that Nicky Morgan will unveil proposals to enforce setting in England's schools following approval f... Continue to article
Nicky Morgan acknowledged that A-levels had undergone significant upheaval in recent years, but insisted standards had been maintained in spite of the shake-up. “There have been a lot of changes, and I would like to thank the students an... Continue to article
Good luck to David Hoare but wonder what signal Nicky Morgan is sending by appointing boss of struggling academy chain as new Ofsted Chair
In November last year, the then Treasury minister Nicky Morgan was giving a talk at a local school about what it was that politicians actually did. Continue to article
David Cameron promoted a string of MPs who voted against same-sex marriage in an apparent attempt to stem the mass desertion of Tory grassroots members over the issue, new research shows. Continue to article
The new Education Secretary has distanced herself from the record of her predecessor Michael Gove.
Nicky Morgan appeared to play down the importance of Mr Gove's flagship free schools programme, and heaped praised on the outstanding teaching profession.
Ms Morgan added that she felt Labour and the Conservatives were more united on education policy than it appeared.
David Cameron has approved the appointment of a raft of new parliamentary private secretaries for government ministers.
Greater measures are needed to improve the security of patients in the mental health system, Conservative MP Nicky Morgan will argue in an adjournment debate later today. Ms Morgan told PoliticsHome that if the Government does not realise the scale of the problem it is "unlikely to meet" the objectives of its February 2011 Mental Health Strategy.
01/10/2014 on BBC Newsnight
30/09/2014 on Channel 4 News
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