Tim Loughton: "It is a scandal that too many children are in the care system through no fault of their own and that we have not acted more urgently to give them a safe, loving home."
Statement 07 July 2011
School Food Trust and Local Authority Caterers' Association shows primary and secondary lunch take up rises in 2010-11
Press notice 07 July 2011
Education Secretary Michael Gove reflects on the Coalition government's first year - and argues that giving teachers more freedom "is a decisive shift in the education landscape".
Statement 13 May 2011
Michael Gove writes in the Daily Telegraph about the importance of reading, following his recent visit to America.
Statement 01 April 2011
Children's Minister Sarah Teather writes in Nursery World about the Government's commitment to Early Years education for the most deprived children.
Statement 24 March 2011
Following the publication of her independent review of vocational qualification, Professor Alison Wolf writes for The Times to outline why reform is needed.
Statement 08 March 2011
Following speculation and media coverage about early education and funding for Sure Start, the Children's Minister outlines the Government's commitment to early years.
Statement 23 February 2011
Children's Minister Sarah Teather announces continued funding for graduate programmes for the Early Years workforce in her column in Nursery World.
Statement 26 January 2011
Secretary of State sets out the importance of comparing English schools with the best in the world.
Statement 06 January 2011
Following the publication of the PISA report, the Education Secretary wrote an article for the Times Educational Supplement on the need for educational reform.
Statement 17 December 2010