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(UK) MP introduces bill for universal dyslexia screening

May 16, 2022, Ipswich Star: Ipswich MP visits school to discuss dyslexia screening campaign https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/education/tom-hunt-visits-school-to-discuss-dyslexia-campaign-8966134

Tom Hunt recently visited an Ipswich primary school to discuss supporting children with dyslexia.

In December, West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock introduced a bill for a universal screening campaign.

Mr Hunt, who strongly backs this campaign, visited Clifford Road Primary and Nursery, which has a dedicated teaching assistant to help dyslexic pupils.

He said: "Schools should not be financially penalised for doing what is in the best interests of the children.

Tom Hunt MP addresses year 4 students, answering questions about the environment- Credit: Tom Hunt MP

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