Neil Parish worries about Equitable Life, expanding Colyton Grammar School and grammar schools in general

Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton) (Con)

I thank my hon. Friend for bringing this issue to the House yet again because policyholders with Equitable Life have been very badly treated. The finances of this country are now much improved, and it is time that we looked yet again at the situation of these policyholders, because their policies were oversold and actuaries hyped up their value well beyond anything that could be delivered, even at the time. Many people have never been held to account, but the policyholders have had millions of pounds taken from them through their insurance policies and pensions.

Neil Parish

Colyton Grammar School in my constituency has a great headteacher, wonderful staff and pupils with huge levels of attainment. The school would very much like to expand. How can the Secretary of State help it to expand more than it can at the moment?

Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton) (Con)

15. What steps her Department is taking to support the expansion of grammar schools. [909334]

And nurseries, primary schools and secondary schools in our area being deprived of funding – what about those, Mr Parish?

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