Monday, 22 June 2015

Westminster this week - the Education and Adoption Bill debate starts today and dominates

Today sees the Education and Adoption Bill start its jounrey through the Commons from 3.30-10pm tonight. It will see several months of debate about what the state should do about persistently failing schools.
The explanatory notes to the first draft of the Bill, before parliament scrutinises it, are here:

The rest of the week sees further debates including an Opposition Day debate on Wednesday and a Home Office debate thursday. I also have meetings with the local BBC TV team who are down in London on Wednesday, a local lad James is work experience with us all week, meetings with several constituents visiting Westminster and a stack of casework to catch up on.