News briefing: Academisation could cost government £1.3 billion, Labour claims
Monday 4 April 2016 4:24 PM
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The Labour Party claims that the government's plans to turn all schools into academies by 2022 could cost it £1.3 billion. However, the party says only £140 million has been allocated to the project, leaving a "funding black hole" of £1.1 billion. The party says the plans are "costly and unnecessary".
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