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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

These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

View previous Education Committee website

Latest publications

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First Report: The forgotten: how White working-class pupils have been let down, and how to change it
Inquiry Left behind white pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds
Committees Education Committee
HC 85
Letter from the Minister of State for School Standards on face coverings in secondary and further education, dated 7 June 2021
Inquiry The impact of COVID-19 on education and children’s services
Committees Education Committee
Joint Ministerial letter from the Department for Education and the Home Office announcing changes to the National Transfer Scheme, dated 10 June 2021

Contact us

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  • Phone: (General Enquiries) 020 7219 2370 / For all media inquiries please contact Oliver Florence / 02072191679 and Nelson Idama / 0207 219 6585
  • Address: Education Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA