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.

News

'Topple the Racists' on the Robert Peel Statue

Robert Peel, the PM who emancipated Catholics, cut the death penalty, cut food costs and founded our unarmed Police Force. A progressive statesman; we in Tamworth are proud of him. BTW, below is wrong, you've got the wrong Peel!

Schools and Easter Holidays

The Government has announced a package of support including additional funding and resources to help schools deal with the challenges posed by coronavirus.

The Budget 2020

Yesterday the Chancellor unveiled a Budget that delivers on our promises to the British people to level up our whole United Kingdom and spread opportunity across every community. 

Primary School Expansion Approved

It's great to see that Coton Green Primary School have approved the decision to expand the school intake to a further 105 pupils.

Bring the Noise - event for kids

This year the National Memorial Arboretum is collaborating with the BBC's Teach Bring the Noise campaign to run music shops for young people in Staffordshire.

FE support package

Focus of the Government is moving away from Brexit and on to key themes the electorate has flagged as important.  Education is a key theme, in particular supporting further education.

 

Casework Report - January

Now that I have been re-elected, I wanted to get back to providing monthly casework reports.  It helps local people gain a better insight about the topics that residents are raising with me throughout the month.

View From the House - Jan 31st

I am writing this edition of View From The House whilst still in Westminster.  It is January 31st and along The Mall and all around Parliament Square Union flags are proudly flying on our last day in the EU.  By the time you read this our 47-year membership of the European Union will have come to