Helpline bailed out again

31st March 2000 at 01:00
The Government has stepped in for a second time to avoid closure of the bullying helpline operated by Childline Scotland. Peter Peacock, Deputy Children and Education Minister, announced a grnt of up to pound;39,000 to give the service more time to find sponsorship from local authorities and business. Last year the helpline received an injection of pound;34,000 to keep it open.

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