Getting the grades they’ve earned: Covid-19: the cancellation of exams and ‘calculated’ grades Contents

The Education Committee

The Education Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department for Education and its associated public bodies.

Current membership

Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP (Conservative, Harlow) (Chair)

Apsana Begum MP (Labour, Poplar and Limehouse)

Dawn Butler MP (Labour, Brent Central)

Jonathan Gullis MP (Conservative, Stoke-on-Trent North)

Tom Hunt MP (Conservative, Ipswich)

Dr Caroline Johnson MP (Conservative, Sleaford and North Hykeham)

Kim Johnson MP (Labour, Liverpool, Riverside)

David Johnston MP (Conservative, Wantage)

Ian Mearns MP (Labour, Gateshead)

David Simmonds MP (Conservative, Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner)

Christian Wakeford MP (Conservative, Bury South)

Powers

The Committee is one of the departmental select committees, the powers of which are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO No 152. These are available on the Internet via www.parliament.uk.

Publications

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Committee reports are published on the Committee’s website at www.parliament.uk/education-committee and in print by Order of the House.

Evidence relating to this report is published on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Kevin Candy (Second Clerk), Vanessa Donhowe (Committee Specialist), Dr Mike Everett (Clerk), Oliver Florence (Senior Media Officer), Rosemary Hill (Committee Specialist), Nelson Idama (Media Officer), Robert McQuade (Senior Committee Assistant), Rebecca Owen-Evans (Committee Specialist), Kandirose Payne-Messias (Committee Support Apprentice).

Contacts

All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Education Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 2370; the Committee’s email address is educom@parliament.uk.

You can follow the Committee on Twitter using @CommonsEd.





Published: 11 July 2020