Independent Education APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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To provide a forum to discuss developments in the independent education sector, discuss issues facing the sector, highlight best practice, explore the wider contribution of the sector, share knowledge, and raise matters affecting the sector with government and sector leaders.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Independent Education

1. Independent schools (England)
28/06/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 28 June 2019 Independent schools (England) By Robert Long Contents: 1. Independent schools: overview

2. Independent schools: approved inspectorates
31/01/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: Independent schools: approved inspectorates - GOV.UK

3. Ocean Lodge School: warning notice
30/05/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: The Proprietor Ocean Lodge Independent School 8 Trinity Avenue Westcliff -on-Sea ESSEX SS0 7PU

4. Correspondence: Lantern of Knowledge Secondary School: warning notice
02/05/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: inspection by Her Majesty™s Chief Inspector of Education, Children™s Services and Skills that was carried

5. Beis Ruchel Girls School: warning notice
29/03/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: the inspection by the Office for Standards in Education, Children™s Services and Skills ( Ofsted ) that

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Independent Education

1. Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill
13/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: children, no matter what their background or which education and training provider they choose, deserve a safe - Speech Link
2: is to ensure that all young people in further education get the best in life. Does she agree that, given - Speech Link
3: young people in my constituency pursue further education through New College. Others choose to do an apprenticeship - Speech Link

2. Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill
14/10/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: Welcome to the Public Bill Committee for the Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill. Before - Speech Link
2: in the Chamber at the minute.While the Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill might - Speech Link

3. Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill
19/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: children to all providers of publicly funded post-16 education and training in England. All such providers would - Speech Link

4. Schools: Music Education
18/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: have an opportunity to do. I took that music education for granted as, back then, it was the birthright - Speech Link

5. Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill
12/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Bill does not result in any increased costs for education providers or any significant burden for business - Speech Link
2: place any new or additional burdens or costs on education and training providers. It is a technical change - Speech Link
3: Legal safeguarding duties do not apply to independent providers in the same way as they do for those - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Independent Education
1. Drugs Independent Review
asked by: Grahame Morris
10/03/2020
... if she plans to implement the recommendations of Dame Carol Black's review of drugs; and whether she plans to establish a challenge group to monitor the implementation of those recommendations.

2. Prevent Independent Review
asked by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy
17/03/2020
... what the timetable is for the Independent Review of Prevent.

3. Independent Case Examiner
asked by: Chris Stephens
13/03/2020
... what recent estimate she has made of the average time taken for claimants to receive a decision from the Independent Case Examiner.

4. Prevent Independent Review
asked by: Afzal Khan
06/03/2020
... if she will extend the date for the completion of the independent review of Prevent.

5. Independent Case Examiner
asked by: Rushanara Ali
05/06/2020
... how many new Independent Case Examiners were recruited between 1 February 2020 and 31 March 2020 to help reduce the time complaints wait to be brought into investigation.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Lewer MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3870.

Email: andrew.lewer.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Matthew Dent, APPG Independent Education, c/o Independent Schools Council, First Floor, 27 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9BU. Tel: 020 7766 7059

Email: appg@isc.co.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
Independent Schools Council
Description
Reception
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Independent Education APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ranil Jayawardena Portrait
Ranil Jayawardena
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Hampshire
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 24th February 2020
No other APPG Memberships