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Part of Education – in the House of Commons at 2:33 pm on 23 May 2022.

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Photo of Nadhim Zahawi Nadhim Zahawi The Secretary of State for Education 2:33, 23 May 2022

I do not know whether the hon. Lady was listening when I talked about the 7% cash increase in the budget for schools this year compared with last year—that is £4 billion going to our schools. By 2024 we will be investing £56.5 billion in education. Of course money makes a difference, but if she visits Hammersmith Academy she will meet a great leadership team who are delivering for their students—60% of whom get the pupil premium—because leadership matters. I wish her luck in her leadership campaign.