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Bristol City Councilors confirm significant problem

Click here to go straight to the webcast: then jump to 25 minutes

At Tuesday (22/06/11) evening’s Full Council meeting, councilors debated the schools problem for almost an hour – with representations from all parties.  You can view the webcast of the debate by clicking the image below.

But if you haven’t got time to watch, interesting learnings for parents are that …

  • Councilors freely admit that they’ve known about this problem for many years
  • There have been reports into this in the recent past, including projections as to how bad this is
  • The problem is definitely going to get much worse right across Bristol
  • Councilors admit that the BCC is currently ill-equipped to deal with it, and doesn’t have any answers

Watch the clips, and you’ll see there’s lots of blaming going on, with each party blaming another, but at least they are starting to make the right noises about finding a solution.  We’ll be keeping an eye on this …



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