The Tories’ so-called Fairer Funding for Schools

Having just looked at the website www.schoolcuts.org.uk I have discovered just how badly the Morpeth area will suffer under the government’s much acclaimed fairer funding scheme. It makes interesting reading to see that, since the government values our excellent schools so much, all of their budgets have been cut!

Abbeyfields     Cut       8%

All Saints          Cut       9%

Chantry           Cut      8%

Goosehill         Cut       5%

KEVI                 Cut       12%

Newminster    Cut       11%

St Robert’s       Cut       7%

Stobhillgate     Cut       9%

This will impact negatively on the education of our children.

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About Joan Tebbutt

Joan is a Morpeth Town Councillor representing Morpeth Kirkhill, and previously represented the area on Castle Morpeth Borough Council and the County Council before it became a Unitary Authority. She has been a school governor for 14 years and is Chair of Governors at Morpeth County First School (Goosehill). A former Mayor of Morpeth (2013/14) she is Chair of Morpeth Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and Chair of the Town Council's Planning and transport Committee.
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