Coalition unveils long-term funding plan to reverse education cuts

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A coalition fighting for improved funding for education today sets out a long-term plan to reverse the cuts which have caused so much damage to schools and colleges. It shows that a total of £12.6bn extra would be needed by 2022/23. The analysis is backed by three leading...

MPs urge Chancellor to increase education funding and make it fairer

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More than 80 cross-party MPs have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond urging him to increase school and special needs funding before permanent damage is done to the education of children across England. MPs Gary Streeter (Cons), Laura Smith (Lab) and Layla Moran (Lib Dem), who...

Consultation presents real opportunity for fair funding for schools

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School funding campaign group f40 today welcomed the launch of the long-awaited consultation on school funding and promised to continue the campaign for the best deal possible for schools in poorly funded areas. “After 20 years of making the case for change we have finally...

Major step towards Fair School Funding as Government unveils proposals

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F40 Group Vice Chairman Graham Stuart MP has welcomed the Government’s consultation on fair school funding, which launched today. The consultation plans to begin introducing a national funding formula from 2017/18 onwards. It will ensure every school and local area, no matter...

Fair School Funding Petitions from over 100 constituencies go to Parliament as Graham Stuart MP leads presentation

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The campaign for fair school funding will demonstrate support from 107 constituencies across England on Tuesday evening when scores of MPs will present public petitions in the House of Commons chamber. The presentation will be led by Graham Stuart MP, the Vice Chairman of the F40...

Chancellor’s commitment to a new national funding formula welcomed by f40

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School funding campaign group f40 today warmly welcomed the announcement in the Spending Review that a new national funding formula is to be introduced by 2017. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, included a commitment to a new formula as part of his statement,...

Graham Stuart demands justice for underfunded children as Minister confirms major school funding reform is imminent

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Graham Stuart has today led a Parliamentary debate calling for fairer funding for schools across England, in which over 30 MPs from both main parties took the opportunity to voice their support for funding reform. The Minister, Sam Gyimah, made a significant announcement when he...

111 MPs petition Prime Minister demanding fairer school funding

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One hundred and eleven Members of Parliament have signed a letter to the Prime Minister demanding that he sticks to his pledge to introduce a new national funding formula in the near future. The letter, which was masterminded by f40 Vice Chair, Graham Stuart MP, was handed over...

PM confirms extra education funding for worst funded authorities will be baselined in future years

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F40, the group that campaigns for fairer funding for education, today welcomed a statement made by the Prime Minister at Parliamentary Questions confirming that the extra £390m extra cash given to some of the worst funded local authorities to boost school budgets in 2015-16 will...

f40 meets with Education Minister to champion fairer funding for education

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F40, the group that campaigns for fairer funding for education, today met Education & Childcare Minister Sam Gyimah to discuss how the government’s manifesto promises to deliver fairer funding for England’s schools will be delivered. F40 represents a group of the lowest...
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