When the school was under local authority control it was willing to carry on paying the Mayor money for nothing – as an academy it stopped doing so.
It also confirms the poor judgement of Ken Livingstone.
Why does Hackney Council need 34 PR officers when Wandsworth Council manages with three?
The Conservatives launch their local elections campaign with two new posters.
Labour redistributed wealth from the poor to the rich – from Council Taxpayers to bureaucrats on six figure salaries.
Partnerships with universities could also be rewarding for local authorities.
The problem of dropout from teacher training is not new and the Teach First scheme is providing an improvement.
Labour hold a seat in Cumbria.
I will direct more money to schools rather than it being spent by a City Council department.
As well as two marginal Parliamentary seats the entire council is up for election.
School governors have a responsibility to break down barriers.
The Conservatives are contesting 93 per cent of council seats. Labour are only fighting 75 per cent.
In Herefordshire, Labour are only putting up one candidate out of a possible 53.
Labour have more councillors – and more councils pushing up Council Tax.
There has been no escape from the need to cut spending – but the cuts have been poorly managed.
Free schools and academies are concerned by the threat of creeping municipalisation.