MP brings in new education measures

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EAST Hampshire MP and education secretary Damien Hinds has announced plans to provide more children from all backgrounds with good school places.

The package of measures includes £50 million funding to expand the number of places at existing good or outstanding selective schools, a new wave of free school applications and support for faith schools.

Fareham MP Suella Braverman welcomed the plans.

Mrs Braverman said: ‘Raising standards and giving children from all backgrounds greater access to good school places is a cause close to my heart.