Attempts to prevent 12 staff from being made redundant to save just £41,000 were scuppered this week after the Conservatives voted to get rid of the Schools Library Service.
During the debate on the cabinet decision at a scrutiny meeting on Wednesday 25th January, the Liberal Democrat group highlighted that the closure of the . . . → Read More: Attempts to save the Schools Library Service thwarted
Hertfordshire Liberal Democrats have welcomed the allocation of an extra £8.5m for Hertfordshire’s schools via the Pupil Premium.
The original plans for an extra £430 per pupil have been boosted by £100m, meaning that every school in Hertfordshire will now get nearly £500 for every child on Free School Meals.
Schools across Hertfordshire are . . . → Read More: Lib Dems Deliver £8.5m for Poorest Kids Across Herts
Liberal Democrats at County Hall have condemned the failure of the county council to provide a proper support service for parents and children affected by strikes this week. We provide a list of f schools in Herts affected by the strike in an Microsoft Excel spreadsheet here. . . . → Read More: Herts Lib Dems Demand Improved Support for Parents During Strikes
At the recent general meeting we had a brief debate on free schools and the “We need a Free School” group from Knebworth. Whilst most at the meeting seemed negative about free schools, I think they can be a step forward to a more European style of education.
I approve of people wanting . . . → Read More: Bryan Hillan on Free Schools
Letter to the Stevenage Advertiser from Councillor Robin Parker on student tuition fees.
As a local borough and county councillor, I have no power whatsoever over student tuition fees, but I have been asked my views on the issue by local residents. Here is my full answer.
Like many people, I was . . . → Read More: Robin Parker on Tuition Fees