This is an absolute shocker.

Exmouth Community College is so starved of funds it is asking parents to contribute.

The story was covered by BBC Spotlight last night, prompted by concerned parent, Louise MacAllister.

The Department of Education has issued its usual disingenuous statement claiming that there is more funding gone into schools than ever before, without mentioning how many extra costs ministers have piled onto schools in recent years.

Starving our public services of funds and then twisting the truth when anyone asks questions, is something government ministers have become experts in.

The clip will be available until 6.30pm this evening. View it at 7.22…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0003hsl/spotlight-evening-news-21032019?fbclid=IwAR3FzWTBMHNXeJjm9sI7eDpkz45dpqcfag39XN0DTeaNtaF86Dp5Va-5OQ4