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Headteacher Paid to Run School That Doesn’t Exist and Has No Pupils

Sunday 15 February 2009

Headteacher Paid  to Run School That Doesn’t Exist and Has No Pupils

‘It was supposed to be one of John Prescott’s flagship new towns designed to ease Britain’s housing crisis, creating homes for 10,000 people, with its own schools, shopping centre, library and sports centre.

But because of planning delays and the economic crisis, only a handful of houses have been built and just three people have moved in.

One thing it does have, though, is a headteacher who is being paid about 60,000 pounds a year to run a school with no buildings and no pupils.’

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