Ban on teacher redundancies will shift cuts

By Martin Ford | 06 February 2023

A ban on reducing teacher numbers in Scotland will only lead to service cuts elsewhere, a think-tank has said.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that annual council tax increases of 5% in each of the next two years would still leave Scottish councils with real-terms funding cuts.

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Finance Education Schools Scotland COSLA Think-tank Funding Budgets