Hull schools bear the brunt of Conservative Government cuts

Liberal Democrat education spokesperson, Cllr Linda Tock, has criticised the response from the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, to a request for more funding for Hull’s schools.

Figures released in the summer showed that Hull’s schools had suffered a significant cut in funding in the last four years. The Liberal Democrat group on Hull City Council have said the Conservative government has ignored the real problems of educational funding, leading to a crisis for schools across the city.

school funding still in crisis

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'School Cuts' data shows funding still an emergency - Hull needs funding for its schools now!

Responding to the relaunch of the National Education Union’s ‘School Cuts’ website, which reveals that more than 15,000 schools will have less money per pupil in real terms in 2020 than they did in 2015, Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Secretary Layla Moran said:
 
“The Conservatives continue to fail our children. This data removes the wool that Boris Johnson tried to throw over our eyes – that he is making parents and teachers wait for the money their schools desperately need.

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Tories starve Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust of £4,132,671

The Liberal Democrats have slammed the Tories as “heartless” for starving the NHS of vital cash after revealing Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust paid £4,132,671 in interest on outstanding debt over the last five years.

Former Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, warned taxpayers money being spent “lining the Government’s coffers instead of training more doctors and nurses" was “an absolute slap in the face to all of us that rely on the NHS”.

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IT'S SO CLOSE IN HULL NOW!

The Liberal Democrats were just 32 votes away from pulling off a sensational victory over Hull’s Labour bosses in September.

Swinson v Corbyn Choice

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Celebrating Pride in Hull 2019 and Hull's LGBT+ community

At Full Council on Thursday (18 July) Hull Lib Dem councillors will be moving a motion to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprisings.

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