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Part of Education – in the House of Commons on 24th June 2019.

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Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Secretary of State for Education

As I have acknowledged on a number of occasions, I know the strains on school budgets and how difficult it can be to manage them. The hon. Lady specifically raised the question of teaching assistants: there has been an increase of over 40,000 teaching assistants since 2010.