Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, made a statement in the House of Commons on national funding formulae for schools and high needs on Wednesday 14 December 2016.
The Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Angela Rayner, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
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