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LIVERPOOL
Certain Labour members on the city's new education and skills committee bring an intriguing set of, er, skills and experience to the role.

CROYDON
Some councillors in the bankrupt borough think their new chief executive could already be lining up the second six-figure payoff of her local government career.

ESSEX
A popular primary school headteacher who was assaulted by a pupil 18 times was repeatedly let down by senior education officers and county councillors.


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