Lib-Dem Manifesto: education pledges ‘Put children first’ | schoolsnortheast

The Liberal Democrats launched their manifesto for the 2017 General Election yesterday, pledging a £7bn investment in children’s education.

Leading with their belief that teachers should be “given the flexibility to apply their expertise and develop children’s passion for learning”, the Lib-Dems have set the following plan for education if they win this year’s General Election:
Scrap grammar schools plans and devolve all capital money for new school spaces to local authorities
Introduce a fairer National Funding System with a protection for all schools
End the 1% cap on teachers’ pay…

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