Debates between Baroness Blackstone and Lord Haskel during the 2019 Parliament

Education Return and Awarding Qualifications in 2021

Debate between Baroness Blackstone and Lord Haskel
Monday 1st March 2021

(3 years, 4 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Lord Haskel Portrait The Deputy Speaker (Lord Haskel) (Lab)
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The noble Baroness, Lady Bennett, has withdrawn, so I call the noble Baroness, Lady Blackstone.

Baroness Blackstone Portrait Baroness Blackstone (Ind Lab)
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My Lords, in the light of the Sutton Trust’s report last week on the hugely negative effects of university closures, especially on disadvantaged students, will the Government consider advancing the date of their review on when remaining students can return to university, particularly since leaving it to the Easter holidays will give little notice to universities, which need to plan to make a much-needed full return?