Education Funding

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:04 pm on 3rd September 2019.

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Photo of Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson The Secretary of State for Education 6:04 pm, 3rd September 2019

An important element of the funding settlement that we have agreed with the Treasury is a recognition of demographic change that different parts of the country are experiencing, so that we can ensure that enough school places are provided. More than 1 million places have been created in the last nine years, and there is no doubt that more will be needed in the future.