Articles from House of Lords

Main levers for improving social mobility lie within the education system

A cross departmental strategy needs big picture thinking with genuine local understanding Leading a debate on social mobility in the House of Lords yesterday evening (29 Jan) Baroness Tyler of Enfield asked how they plan to respond to the ten steps to improve social mobility contained in the Sutton Trust’s Mobility Manifesto published in November 2019 and the recommendations of the Social Mobility Commission’s 2019 State of the Nation Report:

MPs vote against seeking to negotiate UK participation in #Erasmus+

#ErasmusPlus - MPs vote against seeking to negotiate full membership of the EU’s Erasmus+ education and youth programme after #Brexit On 8 January, MPs voted against an amendment to the Withdrawal Bill Agreement on the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme. MPs voted against New Clause 10 being read a second time, by 344 votes to 254.

Severe financial consequences for universities if #AugarReview recommendations are implemented

Severe financial consequences for universities if Augar Review recommendations about tuition fees are implemented, Lords Committee warns.

Government wasted £500k funding meant to help the most disadvantaged in the UK

Government wasted opportunity to help the most disadvantaged in the UK, Lords Committee finds

#AugarReview - The implications for science research funding

In his first appearance before Parliament since the publication of the Augar Review, the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will question Dr Philip Augar and members of the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding on Tuesday 25th June.

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