New figures have revealed that Scotland’s schools have been forced to make £300 million in cuts over the past five years due to the squeeze on council budgets imposed by the SNP. The draft budget for 2016/17 would see services hammered again by £500 million in extra cuts.
The SNP say they want to close the attainment gap and help children reach their potential. Forcing through swingeing cuts to education budgets is a funny way to go about it. COSLA, the body representing Scotland’s councils, has said that the latest cuts look like being a step too far.Read More