Cash-strapped council pays out £120k in Cumbria school compensation claims - North West Evening Mail

Responding to the Cumbria-wide figures, Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "Leaders in schools must ensure they live up to the highest legal standards required by law as the most serious accidents can ruin lives.

"In such cases, it is entirely appropriate for compensation payments to be made.

"But sometimes accidents do happen which aren’t anyone's fault and the authorities must root out anyone who is playing the system with spurious demands for taxpayers' cash.

"We must never forget that every penny paid out in compensation is a penny taken away from teaching budgets."

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Cash-strapped council pays out £120k in Cumbria school compensation claims - North West Evening Mail
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