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Education Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Education Committee scrutinises the work of the Department for Education, covering children’s social care, schools, colleges, the early years and higher education. The Committee also holds regular hearings with DfE’s arms-length bodies, including Ofsted, Ofqual and the Children’s Commissioner. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsEd

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Latest publications

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Letter from the Secretary of State, on Recruitment of the Chair of the Office for Students, 22 July 2020.
Letter from the Minister of State for School Standards, on catch-up funding and the attainment gap, 27 July 2020
First Special Report: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report of Session 2019
HC 668
Special Report

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  • Phone: (General Enquiries) 020 7219 2370 / (Media Enquiries) 020 7219 1679
  • Address: Education Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA