'Dark day' for Wales

5th November 2010 at 00:00

The Chancellor's comprehensive spending review has been dubbed a "dark day" for Welsh schools, by a leading academic. Revenue spending is being cut by 7.5 per cent over the next four years and capital allocations by 41 per cent, the worst settlement for any of the devolved administrations. David Egan of the Cardiff School of Education said this could endanger many of the "innovative" policies being pursued by the Assembly Government.

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