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France’s public sector spending watchdog also raised concerns about new residents and school trips.
Due to the fact that border authorities in the United Kingdom do not accept ID cards issued in European Union countries, a large number of school children are choosing other English-speaking countries such as Ireland and Malta, with EU school travel to the UK at 61 per cent of pre-Brexit levels.
The chief executive of the UK trade association that represents inbound tourism said revenue from foreign school trips has ‘drastically reduced’ post-Brexit.
The 150-year-old Randal Cremer primary in Hackney is earmarked for closure next summer.
French school leaders are opting for the more expensive but simpler trip to Ireland. / French school trips to the UK have been halted by Brexit visa issues, according to reports.
Officials are scrambling to prevent a repeat of the chaos at Dover and keep passengers moving.
"In addition to expressing a range of concerns about the implications of Brexit for travel, trade, identity, health, education, freedom of movement, security and funding, young people have argued that Brexit-related issues should be taught in schools."
The number of foreign student trips organised to the UK by specialist European tour operators this year is down 83% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, largely due to a post-Brexit passport rule change.
But Charles Booth, head of construction and projects, said there had been "very large" construction cost increases due to instability and inflation from Brexit, Covid shutdowns and the Ukraine war.
A £1.2M rise in the cost of expanding a special school has been blamed on rising inflation and the impact of Brexit and covid. Rumworth Special School is expanding to be able to accept up to 400 pupils by 2026.
A London headteacher has blamed Brexit after her primary school was forced to close because it lost half of its pupils.
Ireland is now more popular than Britain for school trips from the continent as a result of post-Brexit changes to group travel rules.
Groups from the continent are going elsewhere, tour operators say, deterred more by passport and visa rules than the pandemic.
European schoolchildren can no longer travel on group passports, resulting in trips to UK cultural heritage sites being struck from the list.
HEADTEACHERS have spoken of their struggle to recruit cleaners and kitchen staff, citing Brexit and the impact of the pandemic as key factors.
One of the UK’s largest canteen suppliers has written to its school catering staff and advised them to stock up on food as part of contingency plans to make sure children are properly fed through the winter.
A council officer said projects where contracts are yet to be agreed are "more at risk" as councillors heard how 'increasing numbers of goods and services are proving challenging to procure'.
Lord Wolfson is a highly successful businessman, a prominent supporter of Brexit and a Conservative peer. He is, in short, the sort of man who should be in perfect alignment with a government led by Boris Johnson. He isn’t.
Schools have been warned to prepare for food shortages ahead of the new school year and urged by wholesalers to “stock up”.
The director of an English language school in Shoreham is calling on people to sign a petition that asks the government to allow European school visits with only ID cards.
In July 2019, Mr Farmer’s college had 600 students and employed 100 staff. Now there are just 30 students, with seven members of staff.
Ski instructors working the slopes in France, Italy and elsewhere in the EU are now required to have expensive visas to work in Europe.
Loss of young Europeans on pupil visits will cause major cultural damage to UK, warn tour organisers.
SCHOOLS have been caught 'off guard' by Brexit with some facing lengthy delays on equipment deliveries, an assembly committee has heard.