Select Committee

Committee and Legislative work

Ian is a member of the

  • High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill Select Committee. Ian is currently a member of this committee. This is what is known as a hybrid bill. Proceedings of this committee are published by Parliament as PDF files only. These are accessible from the committee’s page on the Parliament website.
    Ian’s contributions to the Committee’s proceedings may be read on this site, See below.
  • Education Select Committee (Parliamentary site, new browser window)
    Ian’s contributions to the Committee’s proceedings may be read on this site, See below.
  • Backbench Business Committee (Parliamentary site, new browser window)
    Ian’s contributions to the Committee’s proceedings may be read on this site, See below.
  • Public Bill Committee debates (Parliamentary site, new browser window)
    Ian’s contributions to the Committee’s proceedings may be read on this site, See below.
  • Trade Union Bill Committee (Parliamentary site, new browser window) Full details of Ian’s contribution can also be found here

 

 

 

 

Education Committee

I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman. There are many different facets to the differential funding around the country, and ...
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The chief inspector said he looked forward to a more diverse system, but how will changing all schools to the ...
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Forced academisation is Nicky Morgan’s flawed initiative to raise education standards by handing schools, and, in turn, the education of ...
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The Work of Ofsted, HC 400 Witnesses: Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills, ...
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Evidence given by Rt. Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education Q1 Neil Carmichael (Chair): We are in ...
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Evidence given by Peter Kent, President, Association of School and College Leaders, James Noble-Rogers, Executive Director, Universities Council for the ...
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Evidence given by Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State, Department for Education Q9 Mr. Ian Mearns (Gateshead): The ...
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Public Bill Committee debates

Full text here Ian Mearns: It is a pleasure to serve again under your chairmanship, Sir Alan. In the context ...
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Full text here Ian Mearns: Another role that trade union officials can play is a welfare role. Many good employers are ...
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Full text here Ian Mearns: As my hon. Friend stated, information on all the funds that go directly from trade unions ...
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Full text here Ian Mearns: I could not agree more. This measure seeks to undermine the political armoury available to the ...
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Ian Mearns: That is a concern, because the use of blacklists by some employers—I will not tar all employers with the ...
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Full text here Ian Mearns: The Minister is quoting statistics that cover industry and employment in theUK, which includes people who ...
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Full text here Ian Mearns: That is an important point. Many employers will reflect that this would not do them ...
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Full text here Ian Mearns: The principle that my hon. Friend is outlining is solid. The Government have a hard ...
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Full text here Ian Mearns: My hon. Friend makes a powerful speech. We are in a period of historically low ...
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Full text here Ian Mearns: And there is law covering that sort of content anyway, is there not? Ian Mearns: ...
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Backbench Business Committee

Ben Howlett made representations. Q1 Chair: Welcome, Ben. I know that Iain Wright is remaining in the Chamber for the ...
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Matt Warman made representations. Q1 Chair: Matt, you are applying for a debate about superfast broadband. Would you like to ...
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Mr David Burrowes, Paul Blomfield, Richard Fuller and Kirsten Oswald made representations. Q1 Chair: Could you kick off and talk ...
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Q6 Mr. Ian Mearns (Gateshead):The one thing I would say to both of you is that you have left it ...
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