Supporting Great Schools In Tamworth

My colleagues in the Department for Education are committed to ensuring that everyone can have the best start in life, and go as far as their talents and hard work can take them. That is why I am pleased that in May the Government announced £50 million funding to expand the number of places at good or outstanding selective schools, which will provide greater opportunities for disadvantaged pupils. In all, 1.9 million more children are now being taught in good or outstanding schools since 2010, while the percentage of schools rated as good or outstanding has risen by 18 per cent.

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Tamworth MP, Christopher Pincher, has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly t

Arts funding open

Sometimes people contact me suggesting there is not enough art in Tamworth, well now is your chance to make some changes.

The Creative People and Places Fund 2020-2024 is now open to new places across England and Tamworth is one of the areas where you can apply for funding!

Govt wants YOUR budget ideas

The Government will soon be delivering its first Spring Budget.  The Budget is currently scheduled for 11th March 2020.

£52 million for Tamworth schools and pupils under new Government funding

MP Christopher Pincher has welcomed a £52,837,955 Government investment in schools across Tamworth and our local villages – the largest funding boost in a decade, levelling up per pupil funding to ensure that all schools have the right investment to deliver an outstanding education for all.

Universal School Inspections

Today the Government has put forward proposals to ensure that Ofsted will visit all schools judged to be outstanding within the next 5 academic years.  This will bring an end to the era of some schools going over 10 years without any form of inspection.

Grants and Funding - January

Now I am back in my role as MP, I took a brief look at the some of the funding pots available which may help local residents.  So take a look and see if any can help you launch your project.

 

Starting the year campaigning

Today was busy today knocking on doors and delivering surveys with the brilliant Tamworth Conservative team. Along with activists we had Councillors Michelle Cook, Jeremy Oates, Robert Pritchard, Thomas Jay, John Chesworth, Richard Kingstone and Tina Clements.

The Queens Speech

Today's queen's speech reaffirmed that the NHS is our number one priority which is why we will become the first ever Government to enshrine the increased NHS budget of an extra £33.9 billion per year into law.

The Queen's Speech also set out our plans to:

Thank you for your support!

I would like to thank the people of Tamworth and surrounding villages for supporting me in the recent election.

Thank you especially to the Returning Officer, elections team and local police who helped ensure we could all cast our votes and that election day ran smoothly.