- Posted by: Valerie Vaz MP
- Category: News
On Tuesday 7 July 2014, Valerie supported the Personal, Social, health and Economic Education Bill, which was presented by Caroline Lucas MP.
PERSONAL, SOCIAL, HEALTH AND ECONOMIC EDUCATION (STATUTORY REQUIREMENT) BILL.
Presentation and FirstReading (Standing Order No. 57) Caroline Lucas, supported by Valerie Vaz, Yasmin
Qureshi, Tim Farron, Glenda Jackson and Barbara Keeley, presented a Bill to require the Secretary of State
to provide that Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PHSE) be a statutory requirement for all
state funded schools; for PHSE to include Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) and education on ending
violence against women and girls; to provide for initial and continuing teacher education and guidance on best
practice for delivering and inspecting PSHE and SRE education; and for connected purposes.
Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 24 October, and to be printed (Bill 6
This Bill was presented to Parliament on 7 July 2014. The Bill is being prepared for publication and has its second reading on Friday 24 October.