Fife suffered from overspending last year

20th July 2001 at 01:00
Fife was facing similar "crisis" headlines this time last year following a pound;1.8 million overspend, most notably on school transport and special educational needs. Demand-led services forced the plunge into the red, officials said.

The deficit was eliminated after councillors backed additional funding for education, although schools incurred budget cuts. In the current financial year, education has benefited from a pound;3 million injection, over and above the extra for the post-McCrone pay deal.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now