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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1416: tabled on 26 April 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Consortium of Gujarati Schools and others for securing the decision that community languages will continue to be taught at GCSE and A-level; commends the Department for Education, Ofqual and the exam boards for recognising the importance of continuing qualifications in modern community languages including Gujarati, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi, Japanese, Arabic, Modern Greek, Modern and Biblical Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese and Turkish; and welcomes this significant step from the Government on extending opportunity to young people, equipping them with the skills they need in an increasingly global economy.