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MP meetings with Devon school leaders  |  Summer Term 2019

DAPH and DASH in partnership with DCC wrote to all Devon MPs requesting a date to meet with headteachers from schools within their constituency. This provided the opportunity to discuss the inequity of funding within Devon schools and to give case studies directly to the local MP.

Meetings took place across the county on the following dates:

21 June:  Sarah Wollaston MP (Totnes)
28 June: Neil Parish MP (Tiverton & Honiton)
28 June: Gary Streeter MP (South West Devon)
5 July: Ben Bradshaw MP (Exeter)
11 July: Anne Marie Morris MP (Newton Abbot)
12 July: Peter Heaton-Jones (North Devon)
13 September: Mel Stride MP (Central Devon)

Mass Joint Letter to Parents / Carers  |  8 March 2019

With media coverage confirmed by BBC, The Guardian, The Independent, TES and SchoolsWeek  |  read the L E T T E R

Parliamentary Petition re School Funding

House of Commons Debate on 4 March 2019     R E M I N D E R  –  sign the P E T I T I O N

Schools are having to make difficult choices on how to spend their limited funding as their income has not kept pace with the rise in costs since 2010. All schools are working very hard to “make ends meet” but this is becoming increasingly difficult and verging on almost impossible.

Worth Less?’ Press Release January 2019

Headteacher Survey – The State of our Schools post the National Funding Formula 2019  |  READ MORE

Worth Less? Campaign and visit to Downing St.

28 September 2018  |  READ MORE

School Funding Survey 

April 2018 |  READ MORE

Worth Less? Campaign

Mass Action – Invoicing the Treasury, 29 January 2018 – see details of the letter sent to Chancellor of the Exchequer  READ MORE

Petition to Downing Street

14 November 2017  |  READ MORE

#RightToGoodLearning (Devon) Campaign


On 8 December 2016, DAPH and DASH wrote jointly to MPs and local councillors on behalf of primary and secondary schools collectively, drawing attention to a Devon wide campaign to raise awareness of the funding crisis in Devon schools.

Letters sent by DAPH/DASH to MPs  |  READ MORE

See the L I B R A R Y of letters sent by schools to MPs, and read the responses from MPs  |   READ MORE