Bexleyheath and Crayford MP David Evennett welcomes post-18 education review
PUBLISHED: 12:30 23 February 2018
MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, David Evennett, has welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement of a major review across post-18 education and funding.
The Prime Minister acknowledged concerns with the current funding system, and the review will look at how university can become accessible to young people from all backgrounds.
MP David Evennett announced his support for this in the House of Commons Chamber on Tuesday, February 20.
He also asked Education Secretary, Damian Hinds MP, a question about the review.
Mr Evennett said: “I welcome my right hon. friend’s statement and strongly support his review.
“It is essential that we deliver the skills that our country needs, and give opportunities for all.
“Will he ensure that the concerns and views of business and industry are taken into account in the review?”
Mr Hinds responded: “It is vital that the views of industry and business are taken fully into account.
“I know that the independent panel will listen to them carefully.”