Government to bailout more councils over SEND

By Dan Peters | 07 June 2022

The Government is in talks to expand its programme of bailing out under-pressure councils to wipe out their special educational needs (SEND) deficits.

It said it would be ‘expanding’ its so-called safety valve intervention after striking deals with nine councils totalling more than £300m earlier this year.

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