Voucher toll

30th May 1997 at 01:00
Nursery vouchers will cost up to Pounds 50 million in hidden administration costs by the time they are abolished, campaigners claim.

Countless hours spent by council officers, school administrative staff, teachers and heads are the hidden cost of the system, according to a survey of local education authorities by the Campaign Against Vouchers in Education.

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