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NUT: It's absurd to justify spending £8.3bn on academies in two years while warning of dire economic situation
Commenting on the report Managing the Expansion of the Academies Programme, published today by the National Audit Office (NAO), Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said:
Commenting on the announcement by Education Minister John O’Dowd of additional funding for new and refurbished school buildings, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK and in Northern Ireland, said:
The latest ONS construction figures released today highlight that output fell 6% in May compared to a year earlier and, overall, the outlook for construction during 2012 appears bleak.
Depending on whom you ask, HS2 is a colossal waste of taxpayers’ cash, or a brilliant way to kick-start economic growth; an unnecessary half-measure to cut emissions or our best hope of the UK meeting our climate change targets. Few transport issues provoke quite such a strong response from the public.
Public sector workers should be afraid of losing their jobs because it will make them more productive, Oliver Letwin has said.