For a lot of people with a disability, getting on a bus is not an option. A ‘carrot’ approach to improving the environment is a better way.
Posts by James Hockney
Councillor James Hockney is a member of the APPG on Bullying, Political Liaison Officer for Red Balloon Learner Centre Group and has twice been Parliamentary Candidate in Barnsley.Follow @
Many of us have seen first-hand unofficial exclusions leading to permanent off-rolling. These schools make families feel that they are the problem.
We won a Council by-election last month, achieving an 11 per cent swing. This is how we did it.
More protection is needed for tenants who complain about the condition of their property due to unscrupulous landlords
Where children are scared to go to school, their parents are being threatened with truancy action and given the option to home educate.
Only bold action now will save the Republicans from an impending electoral defeat and protect other candidates down the ballot.
Help is needed for those without priority for the council housing waiting list but who can’t afford to rent or buy.
Currently we provide more out-of-school support to those excluded for bullying than the victims they drive away from mainstream education.
At least 16,000 children are missing out on education because of sever bullying. They deserve justice.