Parents sue over school injuries

10th Febuary 2011.
Wakefield Town Hall
Picture: MATTHEW PAGE

10th Febuary 2011. Wakefield Town Hall Picture: MATTHEW PAGE

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Council bosses paid more than £46,000 in compensation after a child’s finger was trapped in a door at school.

Details of the incident have been released by health and safety campaigners who revealed that the council paid £183,730 to settle school injury claims in a four-year period.

But their figures show that no successful claims were brought against the council for school injuries during the past two financial years.

 

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