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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th April 2016.

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Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Exchequer Secretary 12:00 am, 19th April 2016

The national funding formula will address historical unfairness. As now, school budgets will be set on the basis of the pupil census in the October prior to the start of the funding year, giving schools the certainty they need. The Department’s consultation also proposes to include a new factor to recognise in-year growth, targeting funding to schools with significant increases in pupil numbers.