Fairer Funding in our Schools

The fairer funding campaign is ongoing, I am deeply aware of the underfunding particularly in schools within the Chichester Constituency, and the wider county.  I appreciate that our schools are under ever increasing financial pressure, and are in need of better funding. 

News

Gillian visits Chichester Free School

Gillian visited Chichester Free School where she met with teachers, pupils and governors. The MP also took part in an MPs Question Time with students across the school.

Questions to the Prime Minister

Gillian Keegan: During a recent meeting with primary school heads in Chichester, I was shocked to discover that every single one of them had been subject to violent attacks by pupils or parents. As the Government launch their NHS violence reduction strategy today, will my right hon.

School Funding - Westminster Hall Debate

I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for St Albans (Mrs Main) on securing this debate, which is vital for most children in our country.

 

Tory MPs warn ministers over nursery funding

Ministers must protect funding for state-run nurseries in England or risk seeing schools close, Conservative MPs have warned.

Children with disabilities and special educational needs would be among those most affected, they said.

Chichester MP called to “order” by Harting CE Primary

Gillian Keegan MP visited Harting CE Primary School on Friday 15th June. The Chichester MP was shown around to school by two pupils and told about each year group and what the pupils are studying. The Chichester MP was introduced to each of the year groups class pets.

Statement from West Sussex MPs

“West Sussex MPs held a meeting with Damian Hinds, the new Education Secretary, on Tuesday evening (17th April). The new Funding Formula is fairer than in the past and has released considerable extra resources to West Sussex.

Statement by West Sussex MPs

West Sussex MPs lobbied hard for the introduction of a National Funding Formula, and the extra £28 million for West Sussex schools has gone a considerable way towards making funding fairer. Our secondary schools will receive up to 12 per cent more funding when the Formula is fully implemented.