Angela Rayner MP has warned that schools in Ashton-Under-Lyne face significant cuts under plans recently announced by the Government.
Speech by Angela Rayner, MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, in Westminster Hall, during debate on e-petition 131167 relating to changes to the student loans agreement.
I believe that getting a good start in life should not be a privilege: it is every child’s right.
Last week, the Chancellor told us that he would put stability first, choose the long term and deliver real opportunity and social mobility.
Since being given the role of Shadow Pensioners Minister just a few months ago I have been listening and learning from key stakeholders. A process that helps me and my party scrutinise and challenge the current government as well as developing credible policy agenda for the future.
This is the first time I have debated with the Minister at the Dispatch Box, so I welcome him to his place and thank him for his—very brief—explanation of the draft proposals.
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hanson, for what is my first appearance in this chamber on the front bench.
It is a great honour to be invited here today on this very special occasion at the Albion United Reform Church.
I want to raise the case of one of my constituents, Kane, who was only 18 years old - the same age as my eldest son - when he took his own life.