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I suspect the Minister will say that guidelines have been provided, but in my experience, most headteachers say that, even when they foll
My hon. Friend makes an excellent point on an issue I am only too aware of.
I thank the Minister for that intervention.
My hon. Friend makes a good point. We are hitting the wrong people with this policy.
The hon. Lady makes a good point. One problem with the policy is that it is being applied inconsistently by different local authorities.
Clearly we do not want a free-for-all.
I will come to that later, but I make the point now that, of course, we are not talking about a free-for-all where parents can just take
I thank the Schools Minister for his recent visit to the Acorn alternative provision academy in my constituency to see the excellent work