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Angela Rayner comments on schools funding announcement

 reverse  school cuts  in full
The independent Institute for Fiscal Studies found that under the Conservatives’ spending plans schools would still be worse off in 2022-23 compared to 2010 funding levels “comes very close to reversing the 8% cut in total school spending per pupil seen since 2009–10.42 By 2022–23, spending per pupil would remain about 0.7% below its peak in 2009–10. Fully closing this gap would cost an additional £300 million (2019–20 prices) over and above existing plans”

https://www.ifs.org.uk/uploads/R162-Education-spending-in-England-2019.pdf, p54

Angela Rayner MP. Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Education, commenting on the Prime Minister’s schools funding announcement, said “This funding will still not reverse years of Tory cuts to our schools. Even after this funding is in place, our schools will be hundreds of millions of pounds worse off than they were in 2010.

“It is time for the government to match Labour’s commitment to young people and give all our schools the resources they need by reversing their school cuts in full.”