Funding cuts to repair Cumbria school buildings 'betray' children
Warnings have been made that Cumbria's schools will fall into a state of disrepair unless funding cuts are reversed as figures show the county is receiving less than half of the money it needs for repairs.
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Cumbria County Council is set to get £4,832,385 to maintain schools this year, however that is well below the £10m its own estimates suggest is needed annually to fully fix the backlog of maintenance issues.
It's always been a challenge and a battle. It's been underfunded for years. The figures were... read more
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