Parents and educators join forces over need for increased school funding

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Parents and educators have joined together to continue the campaign for more education funding, claiming greater investment is needed to meet the growing demands and costs on schools. Concerned parents have thrown their weight behind the coalition of education organisations that...

Postponement of f40 education fair funding conference and executive committee meeting

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It is with disappointment that the f40 group has decided to postpone our fair funding education conference and executive committee meeting, which were set to take place at the LGA in Westminster on Tuesday, March 10. If you were registered to attend the conference, you should...

Labour MP Matt Western joins education fair funding group as Vice Chair

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Education fair funding campaign group f40 has welcomed the appointment of Matt Western MP as its new Labour Vice Chair. Matt, a passionate believer that all children should receive a quality education regardless of where they live, has been the MP for Warwick &...

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...
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