7th May 2010 at 01:00

The TES would like to clarify it was not David Lyscom of the Independent Schools Council who said #163;7 million of the DCSF budget could be saved by axeing backroom staff and consultants ("#163;61k of promotional gimmicks for child database make mugs of taxpayers", April 30). This figure comes from a previous newspaper interview with Ed Balls.

In an article on April 16 about Kathy Wallis we said she worked 18-hour days as a special needs co-ordinator. We would like to make clear Ms Wallis' hours also resulted from her job as county negotiating secretary for teaching union the NASUWT.

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