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...

Liberal Democrat MP welcomed as new Vice Chair of f40 fair funding campaign

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Fair funding for schools campaign group f40 today announced the appointment of Layla Moran MP as its new Liberal Democrat Vice Chair. Layla, a committed campaigner for fairer funding for schools, who represents the constituency of Oxford West & Abingdon, will play a leading...

New Vice Chair welcomed by f40 fair funding campaign

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Fair funding for schools campaign group, f40, today announced the appointment of Laura Smith MP as its new Labour Vice Chair. Laura, a former teacher who represents the Crewe & Nantwich constituency in Cheshire, will play a leading role on f40’s behalf in Parliament and...

MPs to hear f40’s updated school funding campaign demands

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F40 – the group that has fought for fair funding for schools in England for over two decades – has published a Briefing Paper outlining its current position in relation to the national funding formula for schools and will present it to Members of Parliament on Monday 15 October....

New Vice Chair welcomed by f40 fair funding campaign

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Fair funding for schools campaign group, f40, today announced the appointment of Gary Streeter MP as its new Conservative Vice Chair. Gary, who represents the South West Devon constituency, will lead on the campaign group’s Parliamentary activity. F40 chair, Councillor Ivan Ould,...

F40 launches updated campaign position on school funding

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F40 – the group that has fought for fair funding for schools in England for over two decades – has published a Briefing Paper outlining its current position in relation to the national funding formula for schools. Following the introduction of the government’s new national...