By no means fair enough

By Tony Kirkham | 06 February 2019
  • Tony Kirkham

‘Fair enough’ is the refrain Morrissey uses to usher in The Smiths’ song I started something I couldn’t finish. I can’t stop myself from applying it to the fair funding review.

A quick look on the internet and you discover the phrase ‘fair enough’ is commonly used as part of a non-confrontational argument/disagreement that also concedes a point. The recent consultation document which suggests the foundation formula element should be population-based and not linked to deprivation is by no means fair enough.

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