MORE than £2 million was spent by Scottish councils last year repairing the damage caused by vandals in schools.
Figures obtained by the Scottish Conservatives revealed that around £45,000 every week is being spent by local authorities to address the issue – a total of £2.4m.
The costs vary from council to council, with the larger city authorities facing the steepest bills. In Glasgow, the bill ran to almost £500,000 for session 2010/11, while in Edinburgh the figure topped £47,000.
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