Education is the key to our long term future and improving opportunities. We've made huge strides forward in education outcomes, and our area has been made a national priority area with additional funds and support.
As a former member of the Education Select Committee Education has been a major priority, including scrutiny and making formal recommendations through the Committee on issues like school funding and special educational needs (SEND). Improving standards and opportunities for local people is vital.
In the Levelling Up White Paper, Mansfield and Ashfield was granted 'Education Investment Area' status, and Ben will now work with Government to put this extra support in place.