A Midland principal who recently enjoyed a £50,000 pay increase has taken a “leave of absence”, with her college being forced to axe 99 jobs amid a £3 million financial black hole.

Union leaders have demanded Warwickshire College’s accounts are made public amid rising anger.

Officials confirmed to the Post that principal Mariane Cavalli, who has led the college since 2010, has started an unexplained leave of absence.

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