York Children Denied Fair Funding From Government, Says City MP

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A generation of schoolchildren have been short-changed on the education funding they deserve, a York MP has claimed.

Julian Sturdy, member of Parliament for York Outer has slammed the way the Government’s £390million of funding for schools has been implemented.

During a debate about the funding, Mr Sturdy questioned the fairness of some schools in London receiving block funding of more than £8,000 per pupil compared to £4,000 in York.

He said: “Schools in York receive less than half of the amount received by those London schools.

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