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B&NES planning committee will be discussing the future of Foxhill on Wednesday 26th July at 2pm. A few Labour supporters will be outside with banners to protest about the development.

Join us at 1.30 outside The Guildhall, Bath

Save Foxhill

  B&NES planning committee will be discussing the future of Foxhill on Wednesday 26th July at 2pm. A few Labour supporters will be outside with banners to protest about the...

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"Thank you so much for your incredibly generous donation to Jo Cox's fund.

We will continue Jo's legacy: to meet hate with love, to choose unity over division, and to fight for the causes that she believed in so fiercely.

Thank you for sharing in Jo's determination to make this world a better place"

'Thank you' from Jo Cox Foundation

  "Thank you so much for your incredibly generous donation to Jo Cox's fund. We will continue Jo's legacy: to meet hate with love, to choose unity over division, and...

Statement from B&NES Labour Group following Government announcemnt about school funding.

education_cuts.jpgIn response to the Education Secretary's shake-up of school funding announced yesterday (18 July), B&NES Labour Group’s Spokesperson for Education, Cllr Liz Hardman (Labour, Paulton) said:
 
"Schools across B&NES have been increasingly anxious about shortfalls in their budgets.  This issue featured heavily as a concern amongst heads, teachers and indeed parents during the recent General Election campaign, with the potential for cuts to staff numbers, bigger class sizes and reductions in the number of subjects offered.  Whilst I am pleased that higher minimum per pupil funding has been found under the revised National Funding Formula, I remain concerned about where this money will be coming from.  It is not new money.  Instead it has been taken from other educational budgets including, I fear, money set aside for school building projects at a time when there are holes in the floors and ceilings of our classrooms. That said, I will not be shedding any tears if some of this additional spending comes from the cash set aside for the disastrous and now discarded Grammar School policy". 

Bath Labour Group's statement on School Funding

Statement from B&NES Labour Group following Government announcemnt about school funding. In response to the Education Secretary's shake-up of school funding announced yesterday (18 July), B&NES Labour Group’s Spokesperson for...

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