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star this property date less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Affordable Housing and Social Rented Housing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the price of land on affordable housing provision; and what steps he will take to reduce the cost of land to support social home builders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 263246 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>My Department has recently introduced planning reforms to make it clear that under no circumstances will the price paid for land be a relevant justification for failing to meet affordable housing requirements. Between 2015-16 and 2017-18, we delivered over 122,000 affordable homes, of which over 53,000 units were delivered through section 106 agreements - not including housing delivered through London Affordable Rent or where tenure was unknown.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:36:00.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:36:00.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1134059
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Derelict Land more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to make it easier and quicker for (a) local and (b) combined authorities to take ownership of unused brownfield sites through compulsory purchase with adequate compensation for owners to bring them back into economic use for (i) homes and (ii) employment and remove derelict properties from local communities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 268521 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>Local and combined authorities already have broad compulsory purchase powers, which can be used to bring brownfield land back into use. We have recently introduced wide-ranging reforms to make the Compulsory Purchase Order process clearer, fairer and faster. Our reforms in the Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 and Housing and Planning Act 2016 include clarification of the ‘no scheme principle’ which underpins compensation for compulsory purchase, making it easier and quicker to establish the fair market value of sites. We are keen to let these important reforms bed-in, but will keep the operation of the system under review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T16:16:54.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T16:16:54.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1134060
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Derelict Land: Walsall more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of introducing in Walsall a pilot scheme to streamline the process of bringing unused brownfield sites back into public use. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 268522 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>Walsall has provided an excellent example of land remediation, involving many partners in enterprise, so that a large derelict and contaminated site can be brought back into employment use. Our revised National Planning Policy Framework expects local authorities to give substantial weight to the value of re-using suitable brownfield land, and to prioritise its redevelopment wherever possible. The Government has a toolkit of support for this work, including loan funding for site preparation, infrastructure and land assembly; tax relief for land remediation; and Permission in Principle to speed housing-led development at sites on local Registers of brownfield land. Where appropriate, local authorities should seek the interest and support of development partners such as Homes England.</p><p>Each brownfield site is different and often requires a tailored solution. It is therefore right that local solutions are also explored to find the best approach to brownfield redevelopment for that area, utilising local and national procedures, planning and practice.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T16:19:18.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T16:19:18.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1134061
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Shared Ownership: Greater London more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that shared home ownership is affordable in London. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 268523 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>We believe that Shared Ownership has an important role to play, as part of a diverse and thriving housing market, in helping those who aspire to home ownership but may be otherwise unable to afford it. The combination of rent and mortgage will often be lower than the cost of outright purchase and in many areas lower than the cost of private renting.</p><p>We have made changes to Guidance for grant funded Shared Ownership, including raising the income cap on Shared Ownership in England from £60,000 to £80,000 and up to £90,000 in London - allowing 175,000 more households to have access Shared Ownership.</p><p>Between 2015 and 2018 - 6,041 shared ownership homes were completed in London.</p><p>The Mayor has overall responsibility for housing policy and delivery in London, but we are all agreed that London needs to build many more homes to meet its need. That is why we have agreed that London will receive £4.8 billion of the Affordable Homes Programme funding (including £1.67 billion announced at Spring Statement 2018) to deliver at least 116,000 affordable housing starts by March 2022.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T16:20:55.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T16:20:55.917Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1134062
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Shared Ownership more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of the effect of the Starter Homes programme on levels of shared ownership. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 268524 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>Since 2010, we have delivered over 430,000 additional affordable homes to rent and buy. Starter Homes, as defined in Chapter 1 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, require secondary legislation to further define the product before they are brought to the market. As the Government's Starter Homes programme is not yet in operation, it will have had no effect on the levels of Shared Ownership. In fact, Shared Ownership completions were over 11,000 in 2018 and have increased every year since we started collecting this data</p><p><br> We have been engaging with the industry to ensure the regulations to define Starter Homes are sound and that the product works for all concerned. We intend to lay these regulations before the House later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T16:22:18.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T16:22:18.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1134063
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Shared Ownership more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of what consumer protections are required as private providers enter the shared ownership market. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 268525 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The vast majority of private shared ownership providers are Registered Providers, regulated by the Regulator of Social Housing. In England, all registered providers of social housing must comply with the regulatory standards set by the independent Regulator of Social Housing.</p><p>Shared ownership leaseholders with private landlords who are not Registered Providers will have the same rights as other private leaseholders.</p><p>By law, residential managing agents are required to belong to one of the following two redress schemes: The Property Redress Scheme and The Property Ombudsman. Further information can be found at <a href="https://gbr01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Flettings-agents-and-property-managers-redress-schemes&amp;data=02%7C01%7CDeji.Ishola%40communities.gov.uk%7Ca6a0cd8a244040d2ada508d6fae8501d%7Cbf3468109c7d43dea87224a2ef3995a8%7C0%7C0%7C636972273013434847&amp;sdata=y60nhv3Af7oMbOT1vEwd%2F2l13%2BoKue4Qi2nQaCHTLBw%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/lettings-agents-and-property-managers-redress-schemes</a>.</p><p>Outside of this framework, Government is also committed to exemplary consumer protection across all areas of the housing market. We have established the Regulation of Property Agents Working Group – chaired by Lord Best – to advise on a new regulatory structure for property agents (including letting, managing and sales agents) with an independent regulator and a mandatory code of practice. We expect the group to make their recommendations in July.</p><p>As new private sector products are developed we will keep the regulatory framework under review to ensure that consumer protections are maintained and enhanced.</p><p>We also know more needs to be done to strengthen consumer redress for purchasers of new build homes, which is why we have announced our intention for there to be a New Homes Ombudsman to protect the rights of all homebuyers and hold developers to account.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T16:18:25.55Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T16:18:25.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Carbon Monoxide: Alarms more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Written Statement of 30 April 2018, HCWS657 on Carbon Monoxide Detection and Safety, when the review of the requirements and the evidence base for improving carbon monoxide detection and safety will be concluded; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 269761 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government carried out a review of carbon monoxide alarm requirements in 2018. The findings of this review are being considered alongside responses to the Social Housing Green Paper. We will set out the findings of the review and next steps in the Government response to the Green Paper in September 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T15:19:53.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T15:19:53.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Repairs and Maintenance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will meet the Chancellor to discuss the potential cost benefits of reducing VAT on the (a) building products and (b) low-carbon technologies used to retrofit homes to improve indoor air quality, energy efficiency and the health of occupants. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 277276 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>I regularly meet with Cabinet colleagues to discuss a range of issues, including the Government’s carbon reduction policies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:20:11.057Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:20:11.057Z
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4495
star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1059831
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Special Educational Needs: Walsall more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding his Department has allocated to Walsall Council to support children with SEND needs in each of the last eight years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 220320 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities are required to provide schools with sufficient funds to enable mainstream schools to meet the additional cost of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities, up to the value of £6,000. This funding comes from the schools block of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG). While authorities will identify a notional SEN budget for each school within the school’s overall budget, that notional budget is not ring-fenced, and schools are expected to manage their overall budget to best meet the need of all their pupils, including pupils with SEN.</p><p>When the costs of additional support required for a pupil with SEN exceed £6,000, the local authority should also allocate additional top-up funding to cover the excess costs. This top-up funding, and all funding for special schools comes from the local authority’s high needs budget. In December 2018, we announced an additional £250 million in high needs funding across the current financial year and the next, bringing Walsall’s total high needs funding to £31.5 million in 2018-19.</p><p>In 2013, the schools and high needs budgets within the DSG were created. As the DSG includes other budgets such as the early years budget, the department is unable to provide comparable figures before 2013-14.</p><p> </p><p>The schools and high needs allocations for Solihull since 2013-14 are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Schools</p></td><td><p>High Needs</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>£181.5 million</p></td><td><p>£27.3 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>£183.4 million</p></td><td><p>£28.3 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>£191.0 million</p></td><td><p>£28.4 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>£195.0 million</p></td><td><p>£28.8 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>£199.5 million</p></td><td><p>£29.9 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>£204.8 million</p></td><td><p>£31.5 million</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T17:56:09.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T17:56:09.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1059832
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star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Schools: Walsall North more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools in the Walsall North constituency will receive a cash increase in their budget per pupil for 2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes remove filter
star this property uin 220321 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities continue to be responsible for distributing funding to schools in their local area in 2019-20. School allocations for 2019-20 are yet to be confirmed by local authorities. They will be published in due course.</p><p>The table attached shows notional allocations through the national funding formula (NFF) for schools in Walsall North in 2019-20, and compares these to the 2017-18 baselines. The notional NFF figures are based on 2018-19 pupil data.</p><p>Total funding per pupil, which includes both pupil-led and school-led funding, may decrease when the number of pupils increases because school-led funding, which does not vary with pupil numbers, is divided by a greater number of pupils. The attached table shows both changes in total funding per pupil and changes in pupil-led funding per pupil.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T16:43:51.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T16:43:51.92Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property title 220321_Allocations_Through_NFF_in_Walsall_North more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this