Government bails out overspending Kingston

By Mark Conrad | 20 March 2018

Kingston Upon Thames LBC has been handed £4.3m funding from the Department for Education (DfE) to help control large overspends on children with special educational needs (SENs).

The Conservative-controlled borough in south-west London has announced the DfE has agreed to £1.3m of the £4.3m ‘disapplication request’ it made to Whitehall for transfers from the schools funding block and from reserves.

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