Esol funding to focus on long-term immigrants.
Public funding for English language lessons is to be channelled towards immigrants who aim to settle in Britain, rather than those here for shorter-term economic reasons
Immigrant children "strain school budgets"
he school has a budget of £1,300 for teaching English as a foreign language, but the actual cost of it per year is more than £30,000.
English a minority language in 1,300 schools.
Teachers' unions said educating a single non-English-speaking pupil could cost as much as £30,000 a year.
why is there such hostility to someone wanting to improve their life chances?
the hostility appears to be towards the belief that british are expected to fund this