18th February 2000 at 00:00
TONY Blair says there is no evidence that pupils are being turned away from schools because of their special needs. He hasn't looked very hard or spoken to the right people. Schools with huge carry-over balances are doin just that when they could well afford to make special provision - but, of course, it might affect their position in the league tables.

Janet Martin

21 Oast House Crescent

Hale, Farnham, Surrey

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