Will Hazell

The DfE is doing ‘basically nothing’

Government told it is ‘slow to catch up’ on housing crisis

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“If someone doesn’t do something, there will be no public sector workers left in London – whether they are ambulance drivers, NHS or teachers.”

That is the dire warning from Sir Daniel Moynihan, the chief executive of the Harris Federation. He is among a group of senior figures calling for radical action to tackle the teacher housing crisis, including earmarking units for affordable housing when sites are purchased to develop free schools.

However, the government has been accused of acting too slowly and lacking a proper strategy to address the problem of teachers not being able to afford ...

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