Some schools could face significant financial challenges because of changes to the way funding is allocated, according to the leader of Cumbria County Council Eddie Martin. The changes are the result of a Government shake up.
Speaking to ITV Border he said it is more expensive to provide services in a rural community and hopes the government will fund these communities more generously in the future.
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