To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment she has made of the implications of the new National Funding Formula for areas experiencing rapid housing growth.
6 November 2017
Through the national funding formula, local authorities will receive growth funding to help them to respond to significant increases in pupil numbers. In 2018-19, we will allocate this funding based on local authority growth spending in 2017-18. This represents an improvement on the current system, which fails to recognise growing areas.