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Community Languages Taught At GCSE And A-Level

EDM number 1416 in 2015-16, proposed by Bob Blackman on 26/04/2016.
Categorised under the topic of Schools.

That this House congratulates the Consortium of Gujarati Schools and others for securing the decision that community languages will continue to be taught at GCSE and A-level; commends the Department for Education, Ofqual and the exam boards for recognising the importance of continuing qualifications in modern community languages including Gujarati, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi, Japanese, Arabic, Modern Greek, Modern and Biblical Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese and Turkish; and welcomes this significant step from the Government to extend opportunity to young people, equipping them with the skills they need in an increasingly global economy.

This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs.

Bob Blackman26/04/2016Harrow EastConservativeProposed
Peter Bottomley26/04/2016Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Alan Meale27/04/2016MansfieldLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon27/04/2016StrangfordDUPSeconded
Mike Gapes27/04/2016Ilford SouthLabourSeconded
Jim Cunningham27/04/2016Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Tom Brake27/04/2016Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Liz Saville Roberts28/04/2016Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Virendra Sharma28/04/2016Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
David Amess28/04/2016Southend WestConservativeSigned
John Spellar04/05/2016WarleyLabourSigned
Hywel Williams09/05/2016ArfonPlaid CymruSigned

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