The East Anglian Daily Times report:

Schools in Suffolk spent over £9 million pounds on supply teachers last year, new figures have revealed.

Details released through a Freedom of Information request to Suffolk County Council show that between April 2012 and March 2013 the county’s primary and secondary schools spent £8,908,310.

When combined with the sum for special schools and pupil referral units the total reaches £9,314,365.

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