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The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union on 31 October 2019.
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12 September 2019 — News story
Gavin Williamson meets staff and students at Dudley College of Technology and Walsall Studio School.
11 September 2019 — News story
Michelle Donelan confirmed as Children and Families Minister
2 September 2019 — News story
Plans to raise primary and secondary teachers’ salaries by 2022
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8 July 2019 — Open consultation
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The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including early years, schools, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England.
DfE is a ministerial department, supported by 17 agencies and public bodies.
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0370 000 2288
0161 600 1332
The national helpline is open between Monday and Friday, 9am to 5pm, although you may get a quicker answer by calling between 9am and 10am, or between 4pm and 5pm.
020 7340 7264
If you are concerned about extremism in a school or organisation that works with children, or if you think a child might be at risk of extremism, contact our helpline.Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm (excluding bank holidays).
020 7783 8300
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