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NIGEL HUDDLESTON RAISES SUPPORT FOR THE FARMING SECTOR WITH BREXIT DEPARTMENT

In questions to the Department for Exiting the European Union in the House of Commons on 7th September, Mid Worcestershire MP Nigel Huddleston asked Brexit Minister Steve Baker what support his Department and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) were offering the farming

Education Secretary Justine Greening today announced what she described as “the biggest improvement in the school funding system for well over a decade” in a statement to the House of Commons. She said that £1.3 billion would be added to the core schools

Mid Worcestershire MP Nigel Huddleston today welcomed the announcement that the Government would be directing £29 million of funding to Worcestershire hospitals, including the Alexandra and the Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

EDUCATION SECRETARY ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN SCHOOL FUNDING

Education Secretary Justine Greening today announced what she described as “the biggest improvement in the school funding system for well over a decade” in a statement to the House of Commons. She said that £1.3 billion would be added to the core schools budget in both 2018/19 and 2019/20.

MINISTER LAYS OUT MEASURES TO IMPROVE HEALTH SERVICES IN WORCESTERSHIRE

Health Minister Steve Brine outlined the steps that the Department of Health is taking to address the problems being experienced by Worcestershire’s Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which has been in special measures since December 2015, in a Parliamentary debate called by Redditch MP Rachel Maclean in