The introduction of the pupil premium was one of the major Liberal Democrat achievements during the 2010-15 coalition government. It was particularly championed by party leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his close political ally, David Laws.


Nick Clegg’s Glasgow conference speech

The Liberal Democrats will borrow less than Labour, but we’ll cut less than the Tories. We’ll finish the job, but we’ll finish it in a way that is fair. … Read the full post »


VIDEO: Pupil Premium Awards

Nick Clegg hosted the first Pupil Premium Awards on Monday 9th July in Admiralty House, to recognise school making the most effective use of he Pupil Premium to change the life chances of the most disadvantaged young people in primary, secondary, and special schools. … Read the full post »