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Hugo signs letter urging Chancellor for fairer school funding

On social media, Hugo said: "Pleased to sign this letter from the f40 campaign for fairer school funding. Each child in a Devon school still receives £304 less than the national average, meaning that Devon misses out on £27 million per year.

Hugo backs more action to prevent problem gambling

Today, East Devon's MP Sir Hugo Swire welcomed the government's announcement that the UK's biggest gambling firms – William Hill, Ladbrokes Coral, Paddy Power Betfair, Skybet and Bet365 – have taken the decision to increase their voluntary levy on gambling profits from 0.1 per cent to 1 per cent

Hugo writes to Chancellor backing increase in college funding

On social media, Hugo said: "Pleased to write to the Chancellor today, supporting the calls for an increase in college funding from the Ofsted Outstanding College Exeter College, which has also been picked as an early-adopter of T-Levels".