Devon has a new national champion in the continuing fight for fair funding for schools.
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The leaders of county and unitary councils across the South West have united to call for fair funding for hard-pressed rural authorities
Education chiefs in Devon are renewing their campaign for fair funding for schools with a detailed dossier on the stark funding gap that still exists with the South East.
Cranbrook’s Active Mums turned out today to celebrate £13 million of Sport England funding being jointly awarded to the town.
Devon’s libraries are to receive more than £680,000 from Arts Council England to develop a programme of high-quality arts and cultural activity across the county.
“We are seriously concerned that the final local government settlement announced yesterday provides no new funding for councils in 2017/18 and has totally failed to address the crisis in social care,” says Chairman of South West Councils
There needs to be an urgent national review of local government funding, according to Devon’s most senior councillors.
More than a third of Devon’s schools will lose out if new national funding figures aren’t revised, the county’s education chief has warned