Adult Education APPG

First Registered: 23/12/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To celebrate the contribution of adult education to the social, economic and cultural wellbeing of the UK and to raise the profile of adult education through exploring the need for policy change and developing new evidence to demonstrate its impact.

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Recent Documents related to Adult Education

1. Adult education budget: devolved grant determination letters 2021
21/05/2021 - Department for Education
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Found: Correspondence Adult education budget: devolved grant determination letters 2021

2. Adult education budget (AEB) funding rules 2019 to 2020
24/09/2019 - Education and Skills Funding Agency
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Found: Adult education budget (AEB) funding rules 2019 to 2020 - GOV.UK

3. FE Commissioner intervention: Northern College for Adult Residential Education
08/06/2021 - Education and Skills Funding Agency
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Found: Commissioner intervention: Northern College for Adult Residential Education FE Commissioner's intervention

4. Delegation of adult education: exercise of functions
27/08/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: The exercise of delegated adult education functions Guidance for the Mayor of London and Greater

5. Adult education budget: devolved grant determination letters 2021
21/05/2021 - Department for Education
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Found: Alconbury Weald Huntingdon PE28 4XA Department for Education Sanctuary Buildings Great Smith Street London

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Recent Speeches related to Adult Education

1. Adult Skills and Lifelong Learning
15/04/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the Third Report of the Education Committee, “A plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution” - Speech Link
2: considered the Third Report of the Education Committee, “A plan for an adult skills and lifelong learning revolution” - Speech Link

2. Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2019
01/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the transfer of certain adult education functions and associated adult education budget to the combined - Speech Link

3. Adult Learning and Vocational Skills: Metropolitan Borough of Dudley
01/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: beg to move,That this House has considered adult learning and vocational skills training in the metropolitan - Speech Link

4. Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018
24/10/2018 - Grand Committee

1: Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Adult Education - Speech Link
2: transfer of certain adult education functions and the associated adult education budget—the AEB—to the - Speech Link

5. Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [Lords]
15/11/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: I am now here, I am very pleased to say, as Education Secretary, but I make it clear that my first and - Speech Link
2: BTECs.I know at first hand how important education is. As colleagues who have known me for a long - Speech Link
3: recall that I first joined the Department for Education as apprenticeships tsar; I hope to talk about - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Adult Education
1. Adult Education
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
10/11/2020
... (b) the West Midlands and (c) England in each of the last five years.

2. Adult Education
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
26/11/2020
... (b) the West Midlands and (c) England in each of the last ten years.

3. Adult Education
asked by: Karin Smyth
26/04/2021
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the Association of Colleges' proposal that his Department adopt a business case approach in determining a provider's ability to deliver 90 per cent of their adult education provision.

4. Adult Education
asked by: Kate Osamor
15/01/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to ensure that adult education institutions are adequately resourced to support online learning.

5. Adult Education
asked by: Lord Blunkett
02/06/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase participation in adult education below level three.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Margaret Greenwood Portrait
Margaret Greenwood
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Wirral West
Joined: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Liverpool City Region
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 23rd December 2015
70 APPG Memberships
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Baroness Smith of Newnham Portrait
Baroness Smith of Newnham
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 2nd May 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Margaret Greenwood MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4608.

Email: margaret.greenwood.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Chris Butcher, WEA, 4 Luke Street, London EC2A 4XW. Tel: 07584 111 642

Email: cbutcher@wea.org.uk

Secretariat:

WEA acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.wea.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Feb 2021
Source
WEA
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2021 To : 03/02/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
WEA
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
16 Oct 2018
Source
WEA
Description
Reception
Value
£3,001
Date
31 Jul 2016
Source
Institutes for Adult Learning
Description
Institutes for Adult Learning paid Warwick Universtity to prepare and publish a research report for APPG   From : 01/04/2016 To : 31/07/2016
Value
£28,501
Date
6 Jul 2016
Source
Lloyds Banking Group
Description
Catering and room hire for event held on 6 July 2016
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Adult Education APPG

Former APPG Officers
David Lammy Portrait
David Lammy
Officer
Labour - Tottenham
Joined: 2nd May 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Alevis , British Jews , Faith and Society
Baroness Goudie Portrait
Baroness Goudie
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 29th March 2017
Baroness Sharp of Guildford Portrait
Baroness Sharp of Guildford
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Retired on 31 July 2016
Joined: 23rd December 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016
No other APPG Memberships