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More than £6m of funding has been allocated to schools in Fareham to support disadvantaged children. The money comes from the Pupil Premium which provides an extra £900 for every pupil who receives free school meals.
The funds they receive are paid directly to schools, and then they spend
Recent figures from the Skills Funding Agency show that in 2012/13 a record 860 people enrolled on a full time apprenticeship, compared to 420 in 2009/10. The Government believes apprenticeships are an excellent long term investment for the future.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is the largest global organisation working specifically for children - and last week local MP Mark Hoban met with local resident and Children’s Champion Chris Lubbe at his constituency office, in order to discuss how he could help with their campaign
Mark has welcomed news of a £600m Royal Navy contract to protect 2000 local jobs in Hampshire.
The Ministry of Defence announced that it has awarded BAE systems a five-year deal to manage Portsmouth Naval Base.