Money already allocated by councils withdrawn amid fears that poor areas are likely to feel impact disproportionately. The cut has been made to a fund that pays for pressing needs such as free school meals or extra tuition for children who need help with literacy or numeracy.
The cut was announced in a letter sent 10 days before the end of the financial year and affects money councils have already allocated to schools for next term.
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See my earlier post which describes the LIBDEM/TORY gift this week of £650million to Pakistan to fund 4 million school places, 90,000 teachers, and refurbishment of 8,000 schools.