- The South West gets £300 less per child than the national average
- That’s £9,000 on average per class
- Luke Pollard: “I won’t vote for any cuts. And I’m standing on a manifesto of investing more money in our schools.”
Labour will invest in schools, unlike the Conservatives who have cut schools funding. Children in Plymouth get £300 less than the national average. Some schools in Plymouth have lost as much as £617 per pupil after the Conservative cuts.
Labour’s plans are outlined in it’s Manifesto:
Labour will make sure schools are properly resourced with increased long- term funding, while introducing a fairer funding formula that leaves no child worse off. We will invest to upgrade schools that have fallen into disrepair.
Read more of the Labour Party’s Manifesto commitments on schools here
Luke Pollard said:
Our schools are underfunded as a city, and our Conservative MPs voted for this. I will never vote for any cuts to our schools. Labour will ensure the South West gets our fair share of education funding, so all of our children have the opportunity to succeed. Vote for me so I can continue to campaign to get Plymouth it’s fair share.