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Children, Schools and Families - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 7 May 2008.


Members present:

Mr. Barry Sheerman, in the Chair

Annette BrookeFiona Mactaggart
Ms Dawn ButlerLynda Waltho
Mr John HeppellStephen Williams
Mrs Sharon Hodgson


Memorandum submitted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Professor Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor, University of Exeter, Professor Madeleine Atkins, Vice-Chancellor, University of Coventry, and Susan Anderson, Director, Human Resources Policy, and Richard Wainer, Principal Policy Adviser, Education and Skills, Confederation of British Industry (CBI), gave evidence.

Question Number

251 - 259

260 - 279

280 - 286

Memorandum submitted by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES)

Supplementary memorandum submitted by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: David Bell, Permanent Secretary, Sue Hackman, Chief Adviser on School Standards, and Jon Coles, Director, 14-19 Reform, Department for Children, Schools and Families, gave evidence.

Question Number

287 - 299

300 - 319

320 - 327

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