One in five fail to keep schools deficit below 1%

By Dan Peters | 08 August 2019

One in five councils with education responsibilities have failed to keep their dedicated schools grant (DSG) deficit below 1% of the total, The MJ can reveal.

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed the identities of the 32 councils that had a cumulative DSG deficit of 1% or more at the end of 2018/19.

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