Despite being a key part of his leadership election campaign, Boris Johnson has failed to deliver any additional funding for education.
Please sign this open letter to Boris Johnson asking him to:
- Keep his promise for more education funding;
- Ensure his first budget solves the financial crisis in our schools; and
- Deliver £12.6 billion extra funding needed by 2022/23.
Along with the f40 local authorities’ group and fellow unions ASCL and NAHT, we have published a comprehensive assessment of the extra funding schools need to reverse the cuts made in recent years.
We must hold this new Prime Minister and his Government to account for the continued underfunding of education and step up our efforts for more funding ahead of this Government’s first budget.
End the school funding crisis
Target: Prime Minister, Boris Johnson
Schools and colleges can’t afford any more empty promises or short-term fixes. They need a proper funding solution that lasts - supporting every child from early years to college.
We’ve done the maths and know exactly how much it will take to reverse education cuts and maintain funding levels per pupil as costs rise.
Schools and colleges need £12.6bn more each year by 2022/23.
Sign our open letter to hold the Prime Minister to account over this figure, so schools and colleges get what they actually need.
Together we are stronger
Come along to our Together for Education week of action on 2-9 November. Meet education professionals, members of the public and politicians.
Schools have lost out on £5.4 billion since 2015. Ninety-one per cent have had their per pupil funding cut. Colleges have lost out even more.
Together, we can win the money education needs. Our young people are counting on us.