Parliament and Policy: October and November 2014

The Rt Hon Vince Cable MP spoke at the Sutton Trust/SMF Fringe Event on the future of university funding.


The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission published the 2014 State of the Nation report, mentioning Sutton Trust research on  Early Years, improving the impact of teachers, the Sutton Trust/EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit, Academy chains, the ‘reading gap’, apprenticeships, university access, access to professions and postgraduate student support.


Conor Ryan, Director of Research and Communications at the Sutton Trust gave evidence to the Education Select Committee on apprenticeships. The full transcript of the Session can be found here and further details of the enquiry can be found here.


Tristram Hunt MP quoted Sutton Trust research as he warns private schools need to help state pupils – in this Guardian Comment piece.


The Higher Education Commission has mentioned the Sutton Trust/IFS research ‘Payback Time?‘ into the loan repayments faced by current undergraduates in its report ‘Too Good To Fail‘.

2018-02-05T14:34:06+00:00 November 30th, 2014|Categories: Policy Advocacy, Policy News, Working in Parliament|