Mr Sheerman asked in Parliament: "Would you agree it's high time we had a debate on the absurdity of English and Welsh school holidays?"
BYE! That's all from me for the moment. Handing the news baton over to my colleague Chloe Glover.More »
TRAVEL: All lanes re-opened, broken down vehicle removed on M1 Northbound between J41 A650 (Carrgate) and J42 M62 (Lofthouse).More »
NEWS: The Government has signalled that further talks on school holidays could emerge, amid pressure to end the "rotten" system.
Commons Leader Andrew Lansley insisted it would be important to debate the issue as parents seek "relief" from the high costs of holidays during school holiday time while also wanting to ensure their children are educated in school.
TRAVEL: Cleared: Earlier vehicle fire on M1 Northbound between J45 A63 Pontefract Lane (Temple Newsam) and J46 A63 (Austhorpe).More »
NEWS: Mirfield's second annual ale festival begins tomorrow. Cost : £2.50. Venue: Mirfield Cricket Club, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, WF14 9NE.More »