Tag Archives: Paul Greenhalgh

Council’s £170,000 per year education chief is set to retire

Paul Greenhalgh, one of Croydon Council’s most senior executives, is to retire from his job in Fisher’s Folly this summer. Aged 61, Greenhalgh will step down from his £170,000 per year position as “Executive Director, People” at the end of … Continue reading

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Father gets council to promise refund of lesson charges

Our education correspondent, GENE BRODIE, reports on a Croydon Council U-turn over its unlawful charges of £3,500 per year to some parents of children at state primary schools A campaigning parent is claiming victory over local authority bureaucracy after Croydon … Continue reading

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Labour council continues to charge for reading lessons

GENE BRODIE, our education correspondent, has discovered that Croydon’s Labour-run council is using a legal loophole to continue to charge local children up to £3,500 per year just to teach them how to read and write Croydon Council continues to … Continue reading

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Whitehall warns council over unlawful reading lesson fees

EXCLUSIVE: Croydon Council has been ordered by Whitehall to stop charging some of the borough’s children for reading and writing lessons, a practice described by one angry parent as “demanding money with menaces”. By GENE BRODIE, education correspondent The council’s … Continue reading

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