Do we have enough schools in London?

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Do we have enough schools in London?
27th August 2014

Anna Davies, Education Correspondent from the Evening Standard considers the options open to local councils as the population of young people increases.

Councils have abandoned other projects to try to get more government funding by making extra school places.

London councils are spending tens of millions of pounds from their own budgets on extra school places to top up government funding. That's the finding of a survey by the Local Government Association, which has warned that councils have abandoned building projects, cut back on school maintenance and borrowed money to pay for the extra school places.

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