Inquiry into school and college funding, 2018

Response to the Education Select Committee: ASCL welcomes the opportunity to contribute to this important inquiry.
Between 1990 and 2020, public spending will have doubled and national income increased by 77%.  Ministers regularly state that ‘there is more money in education than they have ever had before’.  Whilst acknowledging the accuracy of the comment we consider it misleading as the only reason funding has increased is because of the increase in pupil numbers. It is fundamental to this inquiry that the following information is considered alongside this statement.

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