Education Secretary fails to mention early years in address to Conservative party conference

Olivia Rook
Monday, September 30, 2019

While Gavin Williamson promised to ‘super-charge’ further education, he made no reference to the Government commitment to early years.

The Government promised an extra £66m towards early years in the spending round at the beginning of September, but several early years organisations have raised the concern that this is a small dent in the sector's £662m funding gap.
The Government promised an extra £66m towards early years in the spending round at the beginning of September, but several early years organisations have raised the concern that this is a small dent in the sector's £662m funding gap.

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