We are passing the money on
Undoubtedly, there will be schools this year who are suffering from a deficit in their budget. Across the political divide, we have been talking long and hard with Whitehall departments about the problems with this year's funding arrangements. The LGA will continue to work with central government and headteachers to address budget problems in several schools.
Dave Wilcox Chair of the Local Government Association's education finance group Local Government Association Local Government House Smith Square, London SW1