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This government cannot be trusted to fund schools properly

It claims funding has increased—this is true only in the hollowest sense

By Kevin Courtney  

One of the first things that Damian Hinds told parliament as Education Secretary was this: “There is more money going into our schools in this country than ever before.” As we know, this has long been the government line. Yet schools are under more pressure than ever and teachers have been vocal about that. So who’s right?

Well, if Hinds had stopped there, then technically he would have been correct. Unfortunately for him, he went on to…

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