Westminster News

Red Nose Day - Parliamentary baking competition

Tim Loughton MP (East Worthing and Shoreham) took part in drop-in cake decorating competition in Houses of Parliament hosted by Maltesers and Sainsbury’s, who partnered together with Comic Relief to support Red Nose Day's ‘Bake a Difference’.

Letter from the Education Secretary - West Sussex Schools Funding

Please find attached a letter from the Education Secretary, responding to a letter from Sir Nicholas Soames, giving the Government's most recent update on the new National Funding Formula, with particular reference to schools in West Sussex.

West Sussex MPs call for fair schools funding

West Sussex MPs have called on the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, to amend the proposed new National Funding Formula to ensure a minimum level of funding for the County’s schools. 

f40 letter to the Prime Minister

On Saturday a letter, signed by 38 senior representatives of f40 authorities, was sent to the Prime Minister, with a copy to the Secretary of State for Education.

Children and Social Work Bill - Refugee Amendment

When the Government announced that no further child refugees would be brought over under the Dubs Scheme, we were deeply disappointed. We did not accept that there was only room for 400 vulnerable children, not when there are 217 local authorities with responsibility for safeguarding children.