Horncastle Conservative candidate meets education boss

Secretary of State for Education with Victoria Atkins
Secretary of State for Education with Victoria Atkins
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Victoria Atkins, the Conservative candidate for Louth and Horncastle, joined local teachers to discuss schooling with the Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan.

The Secretary of State visited the Priory City of Lincoln Academy to meet teachers including Queen Elizabeth Grammar School head Heather Payne and Nicki Shore, Banovallum School head.

Issues raised included the funding of rural schools, the pressure on school places and preparing youngsters for the world of work.

Victoria said: “If elected, I will press for fairer funding of local schools to ensure that children do not miss out.”