Crisis in Special Needs funding could lead to cuts for Gloucestershire children - David calls for fairness

A crunch meeting on Thursday could see spending reduced for most pupils in Gloucestershire because of the crisis in funding for children with special educational needs.

David Drew MP is calling for the Government and Gloucestershire County Council to honour the commitment of a minimum of £4,800 per secondary school pupil, at the very least.

Read my letter to Health Secretary calling for NHS investment in breast cancer

Dear Mr Hancock,

I am writing to you in support of Breast Cancer Now’s new #55000Reasons campaign calling for investment in breast cancer in the NHS Long Term Plan. You can read the full briefing here.

The challenge
Nearly 11,500 women and 80 men in the UK still lose their lives to breast cancer each year, and outcomes vary tremendously between CCGs across the country. We continue to lag behind other European countries such as Sweden, Portugal, Malta, Germany and France on breast cancer survival. Read my letter here…