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Citizenship education

Lord Norton

On Thursday, Lord Maclennan initiated a debate on the need for active citizenship in society.  I spoke and focused on citizenship education.  There are reports that citizenship teaching in schools – it has been part of the national curriculum since 2002 – is under review and may possibly disappear.  I made the case that there may have been…

Consultations by Government Departments

Lord Norton

We have just concluded the short debate I initiated on public consultations by Government Departments.  It was a useful debate.  The text can be read in Hansard tomorrow. My contribution to the debate was informed by earlier responses to my posts on consultation.  In his contribution to the debate, Lord Maclennan called attention to this blog and,…