Early years funding is ‘treading water’, finds report

Katy Morton
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

According to new research on education spending, high levels of inflation, a rising minimum wage and new taxes, will mean the 17p uplift in early years funding will ‘almost certainly’ not be enough to compensate for rising costs.

The IFS report finds cuts to school spending over the past decade are without precedent in post-war history PHOTO Adobe Stock
The IFS report finds cuts to school spending over the past decade are without precedent in post-war history PHOTO Adobe Stock

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