Each pupil in Devon received £290 less than the national average. Conservatives in Devon believe this is not right. The current/recent Government consultation is flawed and does not improve the situation. We therefore call on Government to increase the funding for the young people of Devon.
East Devon’s MP, Sir Hugo Swire, has said he is ‘absolutely delighted’ that the Secretary of State for Education has agreed to contribute up to £750K towards the relocation of Tipton St John Primary School to Ottery St Mary.
Local MP Sir Hugo Swire, visited Exeter Science Park on Monday 14 November to see the new supercomputer building. Sir Hugo was instrumental in lobbying ministers for the new £97m supercomputer, which will be used by the Met Office to provide more accurate weather predictions.