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.
On 11th July, Nigel Huddleston joined an apprentice from Mid Worcestershire in the House of Commons to celebrate the 11,000 apprenticeships provided by the UK’s Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space (ADS) industries.
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
Mid Worcestershire MP, Nigel Huddleston, welcomes the publication of Worcestershire County Council’s Rail Investment Strategy. The ambitious strategy was released on 6th July and will remain open for public consultation until 11th August.
Members of Parliament for Worcestershire have been meeting with Ministers from the Department of Health in light of the announcement that the Care Quality Commission has recommended that special measures for the Worcestershire NHS Trust be extended by three to six months.
Mid Worcestershire MP Nigel Huddleston contributed to the House of Commons education debate on the Queen’s Speech on Tuesday, focusing on the commitment made to a fairer funding formula for the UK’s schools.