Debates between Baroness Sater and Baroness Penn during the 2019 Parliament

Financial Inclusion in England

Debate between Baroness Sater and Baroness Penn
Wednesday 30th November 2022

(1 year, 6 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Baroness Sater Portrait Baroness Sater (Con)
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My Lords, the Money and Pensions Service has highlighted that children’s attitudes to money are well developed by the age of seven. According to the CBI, prioritising financial education could add nearly £7 billion to the UK economy each year. Does the Minister agree that the Government should consider making financial education a statutory part of the primary school curriculum?

Baroness Penn Portrait Baroness Penn (Con)
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My Lords, financial education in England is covered within both the citizenship and mathematics curricula. The Money and Pensions Service has also published financial education guidance for both primary and secondary schools in England to support school leaders and education decision-makers to enhance the financial education currently delivered in their schools. More broadly, after Covid and other disruptions there has been a commitment by this Government not to make any changes to the national curriculum for the remainder of the Parliament.

Sport England: Female Activity

Debate between Baroness Sater and Baroness Penn
Monday 9th March 2020

(4 years, 3 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Sport England’s “This Girl Can” campaign since 2015 on activity levels of females of all ages.

Baroness Penn Portrait Baroness Penn (Con)
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My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lady Sater, and with her permission, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in her name on the Order Paper.