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Funding For Sixth Form Colleges

EDM number 1675 in 2017-19, proposed by George Howarth on 10/10/2018.

That this House notes with great concern the report by London Economics which highlights the effects of the Government's freeze on sixth form funding combined with increases in running costs; further notes that in order to increase student services for physical and mental health, protect minority subjects such as modern languages from being dropped and increase extra­curricular activities such as work experience and university visits the report states that sixth form colleges will need an increase in funding of at least £760 per student by 2020-21; expresses deep regret that funding declined by 22 per cent during the period between 2010-11 and 2016-17, resulting in a decrease in teaching staff of 15 per cent while in the same period student numbers have increased by six per cent; and calls on the Government to address this unacceptable funding problem as a matter of urgency.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

George Howarth10/10/2018KnowsleyLabourProposed
Jim Cunningham11/10/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon11/10/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins11/10/2018Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Mary Glindon11/10/2018North TynesideLabourSeconded
Lloyd Russell-Moyle15/10/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Mike Hill16/10/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned
John Cryer17/10/2018Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
Ruth George22/10/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Bob Blackman23/10/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Paul Farrelly25/10/2018Newcastle-under-LymeLabourSigned
David Crausby01/11/2018Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Norman Lamb06/11/2018North NorfolkLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Hepburn19/11/2018JarrowLabourSigned
Ruth Smeeth20/11/2018Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Stephen Morgan20/11/2018Portsmouth SouthLabourSigned
Marie Rimmer20/11/2018St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff20/11/2018Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas21/11/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Gareth Snell21/11/2018Stoke-on-Trent CentralLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Martin Vickers22/11/2018CleethorpesConservativeSigned
Layla Moran26/11/2018Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned

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