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School funding debate: What does it all mean?

David Cameron says a future Conservative government would protect England's schools budget in cash terms, but per pupil funding would not keep pace with inflation.

The prime minister said the government would provide a further £7bn for extra places for rising numbers of pupils.

But Labour said Tory claims to protect funding were "unravelling" and represented a "real-terms cut".

BBC News chief political correspondent Vicki Young gives her analysis of the debate.

  • 02 Feb 2015
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