Not music to Tory ears

21st January 2000 at 00:00
Scottish Tories have condemned the admission by Sam Galbraith, Children and Education Minister, that an undisclosed sum from savings on phasing out assisted places has gone towards bailing out Scottish Opera not cutting class sizes from P1-P3.But a spokeswoman for Mr Galbraith said schools were on target for class size reductions and ending the assisted places scheme had generated more savings than expected. "There is always financial flexibility which can be deployed."

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