Posts Tagged ‘Selection’

Congratulations Sarah: now let’s learn the lessons of Rotherham

by Conrad Landin.

Congratulations to Sarah Champion, the new Labour MP for Rotherham (full results below). She will no doubt do a great job in the role – we hope better than her predecessor Denis MacShane. So can we all breathe a sigh of relief? Well, of course, in that Labour won. Respect may be capable of delivering […]

Why did two Labour MPs back a “more divided and elitist school system”?

by Jon Lansman.

Last week, Graham Brady, a former Tory shadow minister, tabled an amendment to the education bill designed to increase the number of academically selective state schools in England. The amendment was signed by 38 MPs, including two from the Labour party – Gisela Stuart and Eric Joyce.  Andy Burnham, Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary, rightly slammed the […]

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