Update: England - Nick Gibb reinstated as Minister in 2022

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Update: England - Nick Gibb reinstated as Minister in 2022

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Nick Gibb MP, who has done so much for improved reading instruction in England, has been replaced in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet re-shuffle (September 2021).

I have written about this development - linked to further threads with a lot of information about Nick Gibb and his contribution to education - here:

https://iferi.org/iferi_forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1426

In England, we have to be very grateful for Nick Gibb's support and actions over many years.

England is world-leading when it comes to official guidance and governmental support for research-informed reading instruction which includes specific promotion of 'systematic synthetic phonics' programmes.
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Re: Update: England - Nick Gibb reinstated as Minister in 2022

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Well, we've seen a quick turnover of Prime Ministers in England this year (2022) - Boris Johnson, followed by Liz Truss, followed by Rishi Sunak!

At the time of writing this post, the current Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak of the Conservative Party, has reinstated Nick Gibb:

https://www.gov.uk/government/people/nick-gibb
Minister of State (Minister of State for Schools)

The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP

Biography

Nick Gibb was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Education on 26 October 2022.

He was previously Minister of State (Minister for School Standards) at the Department for Education between July 2014 and September 2021.

Nick was elected Conservative MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton in 1997.

Political career
Nick served as:

Minister of State for Schools from May 2010 until September 2012
Shadow Minister for Schools from 2005 until 2010
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