East Devon MP’s calls for funding for Tipton St John school

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MP Sir Hugo Swire has called on Government to give residents an ‘early Christmas present’ by helping relocate Tipton St John Primary School.

At Education Questions, he called on the education secretary to provide funding to help the flood-prone school to move.

Nick Gibb, education minister, said, after a meeting in October, a feasibility study was submitted to the Education Funding Agency and they were now in discussions with Devon County Council to address ‘outstanding issues’.

Mr Gibbs added: “Once those are resolved, a decision can be taken about whether any contribution can be made.”