The 20 'worst-hit' areas for school funding

National Education Union ranks constituencies facing biggest real-terms per pupil funding cuts

John Roberts

A new league table has ranked constituencies based on the scale of real terms funding cuts faced by schools.

A new league table has been published that ranks constituencies by the size of the real-terms funding cuts schools are facing.

The figures, produced by the National Education Union, show 83 per cent of constituencies will see real terms cuts in per pupil funding in 2020 compared with 2015 – despite extra funding being announced by the government.

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The union has also highlighted how the majority of areas with the biggest drops in funding are in Labour held seats, while 13 of the 17 areas that benefited from increases were in Conservative held seats.

The union said the worst hit constituency, Dulwich and West Norwood, faces a £782 real terms per-pupil funding loss in April 2020, compared to 2015.

Here is a table showing the 20 areas with the biggest drops in per pupil funding, according to the NEU.

A new league table ranks constituencies by the scale of real terms school funding cuts they have faced.


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John Roberts

John Roberts

John Roberts is North of England reporter for Tes

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