Lies, Falsehoods and Misrepresentations from Boris Johnson to Rishi Sunak

‎”[We are] putting record funding into our schools.”

PM Boris Johnson, Farewell Address

Facts 

In 2021 the Institute for Fiscal Studies projected that between 2009/19 and 2024/5, “there will be almost no overall real-terms growth in school spending per pupil”.

Verdict

Johnson’s government was not putting record funding into schools.

We emailed Boris Johnson’s office offering him the chance to respond. The email was received, but no reply.  

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