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It’s a great life on the buses – until you have to get off

Remember the cash-windfall pledge made by the Vote Leave campaign about leaving the EU? Maybe it will go some way to replacing the huge FE funding gap currently plugged by the European Social Fund…

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When it comes to the UK’s financial relationship with the European Union, it’s quite difficult to have a sensible debate. Not least because of a certain slogan slapped on the side of a campaign bus about the extra £350 million a week we’d supposedly gain to spend on the NHS after Brexit (it’s controversial former Department for Education spin-doctor-turned-Vote-Leave-mastermind Dominic Cummings we have to thank for that one).

But one funding stream that has proved to be rather more popular over on this side of the Channel is the European Social Fund (ESF). Between 2014 and 2020, the programme ...

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