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Professor Mark Mon-Williams of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Yorkshire and Humber, based at the Bradford Institute for Health Research, led on the newly published ‘Child of the North’ report which shows that schools in the Bradford District are losing out on hundreds of pounds of funding per pupil compared to those in London.

With life expectancy of our District’s children being 10 years less for those attending schools just miles apart, the report calls for urgent action to prioritise children’s health and education as new analysis finds schools funding imbalance risks widening regional childhood inequalities. Read more here:

Download the report here:


Prof Mark Mon-Williams being interviewed outside Houses of Parliament.

Prof Mark Mon-Williams being interviewed for BBC Look North. Watch the clip here:   (Photo shared by Dr Megan Wood)