Speaking to Daybreak, Margaret Hodge, Chair of the Public Accounts Committee said she would deal with overcrowding in classrooms by spending less money on education "vanity projects".
She said the Government needs to spend that money in stead, on investing on primary education for young children.
She added: "The start for a child's life is the most important, get it wrong and you might actually ruin the child's future."
More top news
An Australian grandfather has been hailed for his "fantastic survival skills" after keeping himself alive in the bush by eating ants.
A man who was never expected to be able to get out of a wheelchair has shared his first dance with his wife.
Sitting down is no worse for you than standing up as long as you take regular exercise, according to a study.