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Joanne Davis

Claims that schools’ lease agreements are unlawful

Joanne Davis and Natalie Evans of DWF question whether headteachers had the authority to sign up. Recently, the UK government has cut school budgets leading local authorities to identify savings by carrying out full audits on school expenditure. In doing so, councils have noticed large expenditure on lease agreements entered into by school headteachers andor bursars despite the local authorities strict audit requirements on schools.