Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP has welcomed the news that schools in England are set to benefit from record funding as England’s core school budget reaches almost £60 billion in 2024-25 – its highest ever level in real terms, with the Cotswolds set to benefit from a total funding increase of £1,510,094 in 2024-25 compared to 2023-24.
I was delighted to participate in the GWR debate in Westminster Hall. Rail travel is important to my constituents because the north is serviced by the north Cotswolds line from Oxford to Hereford and the south of the constituency can reach Swindon and Paddington from Kemble station.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP has welcomed the news that 65.10% of premises in The Cotswolds now have access to superfast broadband thanks to the Government sticking to its plan to deliver ‘Project Gigabit’.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown intervenes in the Second Reading debate of the Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill to support legislation that puts into law the existing triple lock that protects MPs’ correspondence from arbitrary surveillance by the security services.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown spoke in a debate on school attendance and the increased absenteeism since the pandemic. He called on the government, schools, and communities to work together to ensure every student, whether they have an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP) or not, is able to access the educational, social and physical opportunities that schools have to offer and has the opportunity to realise their full potential.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown intervenes in a debate on the civil nuclear roadmap and Wylfa to call on the Government to move forward with the road map as with the demise of the advanced gas-cooled reactors in 2030 there will be a dip in nuclear power. He calls on the Government to consider the options of small modular reactors and advanced modular reactors which could be brought online quicker than a new gigawatt power station.