This is Surrey report:

NEARLY 30,000 pupils have been suspended from schools in Surrey, with hundreds more being permanently expelled for assault, drug and alcohol-related incidents and sexual misconduct.

According to the information, which is held by Surrey County Council and was released to the Advertiser following a Freedom of Information request, at least 29,625 pupils have been suspended and 343 more expelled in the past five years.

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