Decision expected on private bursaries

8th October 2010 at 01:00

The Independent Schools Council was yesterday expected to hear whether it can proceed with a judicial review into the controversial "public benefit" test. The council wants the courts to look at the legal and practical implications of the Charity Commission's guidance, which says private schools must provide more bursaries or face losing their charitable status.

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