Sunday, September 20, 2009
Money to prop up banks and pay bonuses to come from school budgets.
Ed Balls is the first cabinet minister to set out how the cuts - which the Prime Minister has now publicly conceded are needed - would affect services. Up to 3,000 senior school staff could be axed, including heads and deputies. Christine Blower, general secretary of the National Union of Teachers (NUT), told Sky News "the idea you can get rid of heads of primary schools, and the idea that heads and deputy heads can be categorised as bureaucrats - I'm afraid that's just nonsense."