Coalition row over school places funding
11 May 2014 Last updated at 23:02 BST
Senior Liberal Democrats have increased pressure on the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, accusing him of diverting funds meant for local authority-run schools to free schools.
The Lib Dem deputy leader, Sir Malcolm Bruce said Mr Gove should be "reined in".
A spokesman for Mr Gove called the Lib Dem claims "totally wrong".
Iain Watson reports.