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Education Legislation

Volume 448: debated on Monday 3 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) Green Papers, (b) White Papers and (c) Bills on education have been produced since May 1997. (80455)

[holding answer 26 June 2006]: The following table shows a list of Green and White Papers. Information on all Bills produced is not readily available, but a list of Acts on education is included.

Title

Publication date

Green papers

Cm. 3785

Excellence for all children—meeting special educational needs

22 October 1997

Cm. 3790

The learning age: a renaissance for a new Britain.

25 February 1998

Cm. 4164

Teachers—meeting the challenge of change

3 December 1998

Cm. 5050

Schools—building on success

12 February 2001

Cm. 5342

14-19 extending opportunities, raising standards

12 February 2002

Cm. 5810

21st century skills—realising our potential

9 July 2003

Cm. 6273

Parental separation: children's needs and parents' responsibilities.

21 July 2004

Cm. 6629

Youth matters

18 July 2005

Cm. 6702

Reducing re-offending through skills and employment

15 December 2005

White papers

Cm. 3681

Excellence in schools

7 July 1997

Cm. 4392

Learning to succeed: a new framework for post-16 learning

30 June 1999

Cm. 5052

Opportunity for all in a world of change.

13 February 2001

Cm. 5230

Schools achieving success

5 September 2001

Cm. 5735

The future of higher education

22 January 2003

Cm. 6476

14-19 education and skills

23 February 2005

Cm. 6483

Skills: getting on in business, getting on at work

22 March 2005

Cm. 6677

Higher standards, better schools for all: more choice for parents and pupils

25 October 2005

Cm. 6768

Further education: raising skills, improving life chances

27 March 2006

Acts/Bills

Education (Schools) Act 1997

Education (Student Loans) Act 1998

Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998

School Standards and Framework Act 1998

Learning and Skills Act 2000

Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001

Education Act 2002

Higher Education Act 2004

Education Act 2005

Education and Inspections Bill