Concerns Rise About Local Education.

Education is coming under real threat and I am not the only one that believes this.

The Government appears to be readying itself to cut real school funding for the first time since the mid 90’s according to heavy weight national newspapers. This will be a very worrying situation if it becomes true.

What is also worrying is that this news seems to be coinciding with a number of Local Schools who are facing the glaring eye of the public. Following a poor Ofsted report for Wednesfield High, and rumours relating to another comprehensive school with internal difficulties, Also a local Primary School which is also itself raising deep concern.

Education is an absolute must for our children, their whole future relates to the knowledge that they should be gaining.

Government cutting off resources is not the way forward, and the loss of local peoples confidence in the establishment, delivering improved education, itself creates uncertainties that we really cannot afford to

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more