Edward Timpson

Does the general election explain why Timpson changed his mind?

A bold claim but was it true Edward Timpson made a claim that “there are no budget cuts”, it is a bold claim, one that many people in Crewe and Nantwich see simply as untrue or disingenuous. Firstly, I wish to allay your fears: there are no budget cuts. Back in April Edward Timpson wrote that in a letter to my daughter, keep that in mind when you read the rest of this, “there are no budget cuts”. Since the general election has been called Timpson has been all over the local press saying he has been fighting hard against

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letter from edward timpson

Edward can’t have his cake and eat it

Cuts or no cuts Edward? In little over a month Crewe and Nantwich MP, Edward Timpson appears to have contradicted himself with regards to the proposed Tory education cuts. Take a look at the following quotes. Edward Timpson April 11th 2017 Firstly, I wish to allay your fears: there are no budget cuts. That quote is from a letter he sent to my daughter back in April. Edward Timpson, 15th May 2017 Over the course of this consultation I’ve listened to a wide variety of views on school funding. It became clear to me at an early stage that it needed

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Edward Timpson claim there were no education cuts

The cameras were out, so was Edward Timpson

Lights, camera, action! Earlier today Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson took part in yet another photo opportunity in Nantwich. Under the guise of meeting the voters Timpson met in private with a local butcher and a baker, sadly there was no candlestick maker available so we had to settle for David Cameron the former Prime Minister instead. This would have been a perfect opportunity for Timpson to answer questions from hundreds of local parents regarding the national funding formula, the Tory plan to cut funding for schools. This was a big stage with local and national press covering the

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Edward Timpson fails to meet parents and teachers

Where is Edward Timpson?

Has anyone seen Edward? Edward Timpson, the MP for Crewe and Nantwich was yet again conspicuous by his absence this weekend. Mr Timpson was invited to attend a public meeting on Friday night, he declined the invitation citing a prior engagement. This is not the first time Timpson has failed to meet with the public, he was invited to a demonstration in Nantwich earlier in the month but again could not make it. This morning hundreds of parents and teachers gathered in Sandbach to continue their fight against the budget cuts, yet again Timpson was not there. Timpson can’t comment According to Conservative MP Antoinette Sandbach, Timpson

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Edward Timpson claim there were no education cuts

It’s time for Timpson to stand up for his constituents

Parents in Crewe and Nantwich are calling on local MP Edward Timpson to do more to fight the proposed introduction of the national funding formula, a one size fits all approach to school funding. The education budget is facing the prospect of having its funding cut by £3 billion, schools in the area will lose huge sums of money, if the plans go through some will lose close to £150,000 per year. Brine Leas Headteacher, Andrew Cliffe said; It’s important we show MPs and make a noise, to make a difference.   We’re already facing an 8% cut in real terms. My school will

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children protesting against the education budget cuts

We should be investing in education, not cutting funding

At a time when we should be investing in our children the Tories are going to slash the education budget by £3 billion.  This is damaging to our children, their future and the future prosperity of the country. Not so long ago the Tory mantra was a “High skill, high wage economy”, how do you deliver that while taking money out of the education system? Just as the Tories do, they will expect our teachers and schools to deliver ever better results but at the same time take away the resources they need to do it, it simply doesn’t add up.

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