Telford & Wrekin Council statement on Schools 'No power' to close them.
Many parents & teachers calling for both the closure of schools on social media have been told by the council 'As a local authority, we do not have the power to close any of the schools in the borough.'
'However, we are working with individual schools to support them with their plans and will support head teachers with whatever arrangements are made at each school. Parents should check their child’s school website to see the latest updates.'
Full Statement here: http://newsroom.telford.gov.uk/News/Details/15583