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27% of secondary school pupils have private tutor

A social-mobility charity has called on the government to do more to ensure disadvantaged families have access to private tutoring.

Attorney General: “This parliament is a dead parliament”

MPs have engaged in a tense showdown in the House of Commons on Wednesday over the government’s decision to prorogue parliament.

EDF raise Hinkley Point C costs by £3 billion

EDF have identified “challenging ground conditions” as the reason for Hinkley Point C running almost £3 billion over budget.

Sainsbury’s to close Argos units amid profit fall

Supermarket heavyweight Sainsbury’s is set to close around 60 Argos stores in favour of adding around 80 smaller Argos sections to its supermarkets.

Corbyn's conference speech: A summary

In his party conference speech today, Corbyn attacked the Conservative government and announced, or reiterated, a number of policy announcements he would enact if elected.

Labour delegates back Corbyn’s Brexit policy

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn secured key votes from delegates at the Labour Party conference as members supported his policy for the party to remain neutral until a new Brexit deal can be negotiated.

Frequent flyer levy to be introduced to combat climate change

The Committee on Climate Change has advocated for the introduction of a “frequent flyer levy” in order to combat the impact of aviation emissions.

Department for Education responds to Parliamentary Review Special Report

Following the publication of our Special Report into Holiday Hunger, we contacted the Department for Education. Enclosed below is the response from Michelle Donelan MP, Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families.

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