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Children, Schools and Families Committee - Minutes of Evidence
The Gifted and Talented programme

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 1 February 2010.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Children, Schools and Families Committee

on Monday 1 February 2010

Members present:

Mr Barry Sheerman (Chairman)
Annette BrookeMr David Chaytor
Ms Karen BuckMr Graham Stuart


Witnesses: Joy Blaker, Officer with responsibility for gifted and talented teaching and learning, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Professor Deborah Eyre, Educational Consultant, Richard Gould, Director, Villiers Park Educational Trust, Sue Mordecai, Chair of Board of Trustees, National Association for Able Children in Education, and Denise Yates, Chief Executive, National Association for Gifted Children, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


Memorandum submitted by Joy Blaker, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Memorandum submitted by Professor Deborah Eyre

Witnesses: Diana R Johnson MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Jon Coles, Director General for Schools, Department for Children, Schools and Families, Dr Geraldine Hutchinson, Assistant Director, UK Services Group, CfBT Education Trust and Professor John Stannard CBE, National Champion, Gifted and Talented Learners, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


Memorandum submitted by CfBT Education Trust

Letter to the Chairman from Diana R Johnson MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools, Department for Children, Schools and Families

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