Change will be necessary to fix a broken funding system

By Simon Edwards | 06 March 2019

The latest consultation on the fair funding review has generated much debate over the last few weeks.

Casting our mind back two years, everyone in the sector agreed that the current system was complex, opaque and outdated. It was broadly accepted that any new system must be built on reducing this complexity and distributing funding according to a small number of formulae and key cost drivers.

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