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June 20, 2018 9:13 PM Income tax could decide school funding

The federal government is being tight-lipped on a proposal to link funding for private schools to the amount of income tax paid by parents. The National School Resources Board is expected to recommend the government use data-matching tools to examine tax returns and child enrolments, Fairfax Media reported on Thursday. "The board is consulting widely

June 20, 2018 5:02 AM Government failing special needs children, claims council chief

And in a motion to be put forward at tonight’s meeting of the full council, she will call for an “immediate increase in funding” for schools to allow them to deliver additional support for SEND children. Cllr Cunliffe wants the chamber to back her call for the council to write to the government for an “enhanced allocation of funding” — as well as referring 5

June 19, 2018 10:08 PM U2's Bono calls on US lawmakers to end family separations

Irish rocker and global activist Bono met with American lawmakers Tuesday, urging them to press President Donald Trump to abandon his "completely un-American" practice of separating families at the southern border with Mexico. Fresh off concerts in the Washington area this week, the U2 frontman met with Republicans and Democrats and addressed the plight

June 19, 2018 8:39 AM ‘Use some of the extra funding to scrap hospital parking fees’

SOME of the extra billions which Theresa May has pledged to the NHS should be used to scrap hospital car parking charges, a leading campaigner said yesterday. Conservative MP Robert Halfon issued his call after the Prime Minister declined to add her voice to those demanding an end to the scandalous fees. The Daily Express is crusading to end rip-off 6

June 18, 2018 3:02 PM Majority think Theresa May's 'Brexit dividend' for the NHS is dishonest, Sky Data poll finds

A survey finds a majority of people do not believe there will be a "Brexit dividend" - touted by the PM to help boost NHS funding. Just over half of those surveyed thought the promise was either "very dishonest" (26%) or "fairly dishonest" (28%). Only 7% said it was "very honest", while 25% said it was "fairly honest". Some 15% responded "don't know" 6

June 18, 2018 3:01 PM Petition to save Moulsecoomb Primary School staff

Last month, The Argus reported that 11 staff at the primary school were at risk of compulsory redundancy as a result of cuts to funding. Consultations between the school and Brighton and Hove City Council on the future of the staff have drawn to a close, with further meetings with the school and local education authority planned for this week. Angela

June 18, 2018 11:24 AM Virgin Money takeover puts ex-Barclays chief´s 10x contract in doubt

Ex-Barclays chief Antony Jenkins may see his banking tech services firm lose its largest commercial contract to date in the wake of CYBG’s takeover of Virgin Money. 10x Future Technologies has been building Virgin Money’s digital bank with plans for a full roll-out in 2019, but the platform’s future is now in doubt after CYBG said the bank was likely 5

June 18, 2018 8:11 AM Can the owner of i360 pay off the debt?

Much of that report, in my opinion, seems to have been influenced by the i360 Ltd itself. Once again, the council is using the excuse of “commercial sensitivity” to keep much of the detail secret. This is despite the fact that the issue is one of the repayment of public funds, something that affects all current and future council taxpayers up until 2041. That excuse

June 18, 2018 7:36 AM 'You can't say anything!' McDonnell endures BRUTAL grilling by BBC host over NHS funding

LABOUR’S shadow chancellor John McDonnell faced a brutal grilling by BBC host Nick Robinson after he failed to clarify whether Labour would back government proposals for raising money to spend on the NHS. But the BBC host hit back once again: “So you can’t say anything about how you would raise money?” Mr Robinson said: “You’re telling me you could be in office 7

June 17, 2018 8:28 PM Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

NEW YORK (AP) - The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. To many conservatives, the compromise immigration proposal released this past week by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis 8