Job cull coming

22nd October 2010 at 01:00

Like their counterparts in Scotland, local authorities south of the border are bracing themselves for a jobs cull. Figures obtained by The TES in England show that nearly 80 per cent of councils have made, or are planning, redundancies in central education activities such as school improvement teams, welfare departments and educational psychology services. One of the largest authorities, Birmingham, has put the jobs of 9,000 education and children's services staff "under review".

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