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Education In Consett, North West Durham

EDM number 959 in 2010-12, proposed by Pat Glass on 04/11/2010.
Categorised under the topic of Education.

That this House rejects the comments made by the Secretary of State for Education in the Guardian on Friday 1 October 2010, regarding educationin Consett, North West Durham, which implied that children in the area are not currently being academically stretched in school; congratulates Consett Community Sports College and Moorside Community Technology College for its excellent exam results and academic performance; notes that in 2010, 63 per cent. of year 11 leavers at Moorside Community College and 57 per Consett Community Sports Collegegained five or more GCSE grades of A*-C including English and mathematics; further congratulates the head teachers, staff and children in Consett for all their hard work and success and wishes them well in the future; and calls on the Coalition Government to release the funding for the much-wanted and prepared-for academy school for the area, putting an end to the anxious wait of all concerned.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Graeme Morrice04/11/2010LivingstonLabourWithdrawn
Pat Glass04/11/2010North West DurhamLabourProposed
Ian Mearns04/11/2010GatesheadLabourSeconded
Mary Glindon04/11/2010North TynesideLabourSeconded
Jenny Chapman04/11/2010DarlingtonLabourSeconded
Kevan Jones04/11/2010North DurhamLabourSeconded
Julie Elliott04/11/2010Sunderland CentralLabourSeconded
Alex Cunningham04/11/2010Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin08/11/2010Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
John McDonnell09/11/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Tom Blenkinsop09/11/2010Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned
Grahame Morris09/11/2010EasingtonLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell10/11/2010Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Roberta Blackman-Woods15/11/2010City of DurhamLabourSigned
David Crausby02/12/2010Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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