Government policy to blame for Todmorden sixth form closure, say Labour councillors
0 Have your say Labour councillors in Calderdale have said the decision to close Todmorden sixth form is a “direct result” of government policy.
Councillor Megan Swift, Labour’s spokesperson for Children and Young People said changes in funding by central government left governors with little choice - despite efforts made to preserve the sixth form’s viability through consultation with the council.
She said: “Todmorden is a good school which is valued and supported by local parents and the council has been giving all the support we are able to over the past few months.
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