Tag Archives: Nick Gibb

Just wait 5 years and we’ll have a solution


When politicians are asked questions in Parliament, particularly questions that they have been asked many times before, in written form, there seems to be no excuse for the answer to be poorly researched or only partial in its content. These … Continue reading

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We must reverse decline into real growth


According to this report on the Coastal West Sussex Local Enterprise Partnership website, “the numbers of West Sussex students choosing Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) topics at GCSE and A-Level [is] declining”  It is with this in mind that … Continue reading

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Robert deserves a proper answer


This year has been designated in the UK as ‘2018 – The Year of Engineering’. Yesterday I had the privilege of visiting the University of Kent at Canterbury to speak to a group of 3rd year Electronic Engineering Students to … Continue reading

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More exams will not reduce anxiety Nick


Over the last few days, national newspapers have reported on comments made by a Sussex MP and Government Minister in front of a group of MPs on Thursday. The MP in question is Nick Gibb who is MP for Bognor … Continue reading

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At the STEM of the problem


A week last Friday (26th January) a Tory MP asked his Government a question regarding STEM issues, the question came from Andrew Percy who is the MP for Brigg and Goole. His question was “To ask the Secretary of State for Education, … Continue reading

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The challenge of delivering STEM subjects


When Nicholas Soames MP chose to ask some question on the subject of STEM studies and education last week, he probably did not intend to embarrass his party as it resides in Government. However if they are not embarrassed as … Continue reading

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What will the new Politics look like?


In the last two days I have seen postings from two well known commentators calling for a new form of Politics. The call from Chris Patten on Newsnight follows on from the call by Gary Lineker on twitter. They both … Continue reading

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