Education Funding

Part of EU Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice – in the House of Commons at 4:02 pm on 13th November 2018.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South 4:02 pm, 13th November 2018

My hon. Friend raises a very interesting point. The Government are not prepared to fund in full the recommended increase to teacher pay. They are leaving that to the schools to find, which is a further cut in school budgets. That means that schools cannot deal with special needs or assist pupils with special language needs in particular. Schools cannot employ those teachers any more—that is the mess the Government have left.