Somerset MP urges county to up SEN spend

By Mark Conrad | 08 April 2021

A Somerset MP has urged the county council to find £2.4m from existing coffers to settle a two-year dispute over SEN funding.

Ian Liddell-Grainger, Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset, told The MJ that the figure was an ‘achievable sum to find’, even during Covid-era finances, ‘to ensure that education services for some of the most vulnerable children are maintained’.

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