A thousand lollipop ladies have been axed since 2010 – putting children’s lives at risk, a Mirror investigation reveals today.

Tory-led budget cuts mean councils are firing school crossing patrols, who earn an average of £3,000 a year.

One teacher warned town hall bosses they will have “blood on their hands” if children died on the roads.

Reported by the Daily Mirror. You can read the full story here. 

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