After the recent budget we all brace ourselves for cuts.
Although unimaginable figures are promised to improve services, we know there will be hidden economies which will affect us locally through diminished resources – mostly in terms of staffing. There’ll be less policemen, less staff in hospitals and surgeries, and less funding for schools to support the range of educational needs.
We’re already hearing, earlier in the year, how funding cuts affect special needs provision. But children will be affected across abilities as cuts are felt and schools inevitably have to economise on…
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