Democracy in action?

Tonight I am feeling betrayed and let down by a man who in all reality has no responsibility to me at all. Lord Lucas has placed an amendment against the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill as follows: 311 Insert the following new Clause— “Support for home education Support for home education (1) The Secretary […]

Home education review, what can we do now?

Lord Lucas asks To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, as required by the Code of Practice on Consultation, they have published an impact assessment to accompany the “Registration and Monitoring Proposals” consultation following Mr Badman’s report on Elective Home Education; and, if so, whether they will place a copy in the Library of the House. […]

Aged five and on flexi-time

Well, the publicity is continuing post Badman review, with an article in the Guardian today about flexi-schooling with the tagline “New regulation for home educators could mean a rush to take up part-time schooling, a parent writes”. I have commented as follows: Just because the review was accepted in full by ministers does not mean […]

Lord Lucas (yes, again).

This time Lord Lucas is seeking opinions on the Welfare bill, which affects lone parents home educating. This is not a topic I know much about, but I’m sure some of you do, so tootle along to his blog and give him the benefit of your wisdom

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