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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

NIGEL HUDDLESTON DELIVERS SPEECH ON SCHOOL FUNDING

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.