The leader of Darlington Borough Council has responded to the decision by the Department for Education to close the Mowden Hall site in the town.
The Department for Education has been in Darlington for many many years and we have strong links with them. We are aware that they need to move premises and will continue to work closely with them to help them identify suitable accommodation in Darlington.
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