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By Jim Fitzpatrick

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So now we know that children will pay more to reduce the national deficit than the banks.

To rousing cheers from Tory MPs, the Chancellor announced the deepest cuts to the public realm for decades. Tens of thousands of families on child benefit will see their income cut by up to thousands of pounds.

By Jim Fitzpatrick

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Around the same time every year, I see an increase in the number of people contacting me to say they can't get their child into their school of choice - even though it's right opposite their home while the school offered is some distance away. I make representations to the council accordingly, but it's not easy when demand conflicts with availability.