Race Equality in Education APPG

First Registered: 21/04/2021 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To advance race equality in the education sector. To support children and students from ethnic minority backgrounds, to enhance education environments, and to increase racial diversity in teaching across the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Race Equality in Education

1. Higher education student finance 2021 to 2022: equality analysis
08/02/2021 - Department for Education
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Found: assessment Higher education student finance 2021 to 2022: equality analysis Analysis of

2. Race Equality Matters - written evidence
05/02/2019 - Inquiry: The Macpherson Report: Twenty Years On - Home Affairs Committee
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Found: evidence - Race Equality MattersWritten submission from Race Equality Matters (MPR0024) Race Equality Matters

3. Equality and diversity fund: for school-led projects
13/02/2019 - Department for Education
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Found: Equality and diversity fund: for school-led projects - GOV.UK

4. Higher education grants and loans 2020 to 2021: equality analysis
24/01/2020 - Department for Education
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Found: assessment Higher education grants and loans 2020 to 2021: equality analysis Analysis of

5. Universities must do more to tackle ethnic disparity
01/02/2019 - Race Disparity Unit
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Found: inequalities between ethnic groups in higher education. Published 1 February 2019

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Race Equality in Education

1. Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities
20/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Britain and taking the action needed to promote equality and opportunity for all. We do, however, recognise - Speech Link

2. Universities: BAME Women in Leadership Positions
07/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: today. As part of the race disparity audit, the Government have asked higher education providers to tackle - Speech Link
2: public funds must go beyond the race equality charter and uphold race equality law? In the absence of a regulator - Speech Link
3: measures to tackle ethnic disparities in higher education, specifically in recruitment and progression opportunities - Speech Link

3. Racism
15/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: the Prime Minister established the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities last July, to examine all - Speech Link
2: Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities reports in a few days’ time, it must include a Covid-19 race equality - Speech Link
3: more we can do to ensure that all the systems—education, policing et cetera—have no racism in the future - Speech Link

4. Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities
21/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Britain and taking the action needed to promote equality and opportunity for all. We do, however, recognise - Speech Link
2: drawn from a variety of fields, spanning science, education, economics, broadcasting, medicine and policing - Speech Link
3: particularly in comparison with the way that issues of race are often presented. The report shows that disparities - Speech Link

5. Equality Act 2010: Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds
13/10/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered ensuring that the Equality Act 2010 protects children from disadvantaged - Speech Link
2: on the wider principle of making sure that the Equality Act actually works. I wish to add to his list - Speech Link
3: throughout this speech is that those differences in equality of opportunity exist outside of the protected - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Race Equality in Education
1. Education: Equality
asked by: Lord Storey
16/07/2020
... how they ensure that the UK has an inclusive education system which recognises and embraces diversity when schools make their own choices about what is taught.

2. Education: Equality
asked by: Lord McNicol of West Kilbride
16/06/2021
... and (2) to target specific disadvantaged groups.

3. Education: Equality
asked by: Robert Halfon
21/10/2021
... what steps he is taking to help ensure equal accessibility in education for children from all backgrounds.

4. Equality: Education
asked by: Paul Farrelly
07/10/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all schools teach every part of the Equality Act 2010.

5. Equality: Education
asked by: Paul Farrelly
09/09/2019
... what steps his Department is taking to ensure that all schools teach every part of the Equality Act 2010.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Diane Abbott Portrait
Diane Abbott
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Joined: 21st April 2021
1 APPG Membership
Commercial Sexual Exploitation
Lord Woolley of Woodford Portrait
Lord Woolley of Woodford
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Adam Afriyie Portrait
Adam Afriyie
Vice Chair
Conservative - Windsor
Joined: 21st April 2021
Lord Boateng Portrait
Lord Boateng
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 21st April 2021
Valerie Vaz Portrait
Valerie Vaz
Officer
Labour - Walsall South
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Ms Diane Abbott MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4426.

Email: diane.abbott.office@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

L’myah Sherae, Room 4-09, Millbank House, House of Lords, London SW1P 3JU

Email: lmyah.sherae@parliament.uk

Secretariat:

Enact Equality Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. https://enactequality.co.uk/

Group's Website:

https://raceequalityineducationappg.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
22 Feb 2021
Source
Enact Equality Ltd
Description
Enact Equality Ltd is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Education Development Trust, Equaliteach, Advance HE   From : 22/02/2021 To : 21/02/2022
Value
£7,501
Date
22 Feb 2021
Source
Enact Equality Ltd
Description
Enact Equality Ltd is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Education Development Trust, Equaliteach, Advance HE, Trust for London   From : 22/02/2021 To : 21/02/2022
Value
£10,501
Date
22 Feb 2021
Source
Enact Equality Ltd
Description
Enact Equality Ltd is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Education Development Trust, Equaliteach, Advance HE, Trust for London, GCSEPod   From : 22/02/2021 To : 21/02/2022
Value
£16,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Race Equality in Education APPG