Roberta raises concerns over Schools National Funding Formula

Roberta raises concerns over Schools National Funding Formula

Roberta recently spoke in a Westminster Hall debate on school funding in the North East of England.

Roberta highlighted the estimated cuts that would affect schools in her constituency.  

 

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She said “Durham Johnston Comprehensive School—rated one of the best-performing schools in the country—is set to lose £613 per pupil, equivalent to the loss of 19 teachers, which will have a huge impact on the school. Framwellgate School in the north of my constituency is set to lose £437 per pupil. Belmont Community School will lose £461 and St Leonard’s will lose £300 per pupil. Durham Community Business College, which serves a really disadvantaged community, will face a massive cut of £961 per pupil. That is simply devastating for the school.”

 

If you would like to read the full Hansard, please follow the link below:

https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2017-04-26/debates/C11E2B12-700B-43B6-93CE-4BF986A7694A/SchoolFundingNorth-EastOfEngland#contribution-4F45B1E0-8C54-43E1-83AD-3AEF2D8D5790

Alternatively, you can watch the debate by following the link below:

http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/854514eb-6af7-4e01-b31e-98f7e8c2c3f8?in=10:09:32&out=10:15:57

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