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F40 AND EDUCATION FUNDING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 236: tabled on 15 June 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House commends the long-running campaign that the F40 group has fought for fairer funding on behalf of the lowest funded education authorities and supports the group's effort to achieve a fairer deal for pupils across the country; welcomes the detailed submission that the F40 group made to the consultation on the funding formula under the previous Government; notes with concern the widening gap between the best and worst funded education authorities in recent years; further welcomes the comments of the Secretary of State for Education that `it is our intention to try to ensure, consistent with making provision for the very poorest children, that all local authorities, including those that have been most disadvantaged, have fairer funding'; particularly welcomes in this regard the idea of a pupil premium; and urges the Government to proceed rapidly with measures that will provide fairer funding for those education authorities that are members of the F40 group.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.