The Tories' Assault on Further Education

In an interview with The Guardian on Budget cuts to Colleges Lucy was quoted as saying:

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"The impact of the significant reduction of its budget – down 14% in real terms since 2010 – has been felt by students and college staff up and down the country. In my first few weeks as shadow education secretary, I’ve heard from many principals who list the teaching redundancies they have been forced to make and the courses they have been forced to drop. They describe their embarrassment at resources in their colleges which are now on a shoestring, with equipment in subjects such as science scaled back and extracurricular activities cut altogether."

Tuesday 10th November- The Tories' Assault on Further Education

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