The Sheffield Star report:
Sheffield’s status as the compensation capital of the country when it comes to payouts for accidents and injuries in the city’s schools has been torpedoed by council officials.
A new league table based on responses from more than 130 councils showed Sheffield at the top of the tree – apparently having paid out almost £1,150,000 over the last three years.
But officers blundered when replying to a Freedom of Information request which released the latest figures.
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