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County councils have warned they are in the ‘unsustainable’ position of having to shift schools money towards supporting children with special educational needs to meet statutory duties.
More than a third of English councils are planning to cut the education support they give to deaf children this year, new research has revealed today.
Council chiefs have urged the Government to give them more powers to build schools in response to today’s announcement that grammar schools will receive £50m to expand.
Pothole-related car insurance claims have risen by 171% in the first four months of 2018, new research has revealed today.
London’s boroughs have been ‘hard hit’ by Government cuts, a new analysis shows, with council spending in the capital falling by nearly a fifth in seven years.
Northamptonshire County Council has balanced the books for 2017/2018 and end the financial year without using all of its reserves.
The Government has pledged £28m to provide disadvantaged children and young people with education and training.
Government funding reductions have forced councils to cut back on early support services for vulnerable children, an education policy think tank has found.
The Scottish government has announced a £35m increase to council allocations as part of a push to deliver more affordable housing.
Labour has demanded immediate Right to Buy (RTB) reforms after figures obtained by The MJ revealed the amount councils lose to Whitehall under the regime.