Weston’s MP hails fairer funding victory for local schools

Weston’s MP, John Penrose, has welcomed this week’s announcement that local schools will get the fairer funding he’s been demanding for years, as the National Funding Formula is backed up with a record £14 billion extra cash. The money means every secondary school in Weston will get at least £5,000…

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Mercury Article: Much needed investment will help local families waiting for all-important diagnosis

For well over a year there’s been a steady trickle of local families with autistic children coming to my weekly surgery. They’ve been having problems getting the all-important diagnosis to unlock vital extra funds and support at school. Some of them are having to wait months or even years to…

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Weston’s MP Responds To Recommendation Joint Spatial Plan Be Withdrawn

In a letter dated August 1st, Government Planning Inspectors advised the local authorities for Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset to withdraw their Joint Spatial Plan and take it back to the drawing board. Welcoming the comments from the Planning Inspectors, John Penrose MP said:…

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