The People’s Vote is bound up with New Labour and talk of a new party. This does nothing to help it among Tory MPs…and much to harm it among Labour ones.
Posts Tagged: Angela Rayner MP
Rayner’s hostility to academies runs against both the interests and preferences of parents and pupils alike.
WATCH: Rayner – “I think that if we end up with a second referendum we will have failed the public.”
Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary tacks her personal view on to a defence of Labour’s corporate position.
Putting teachers and heads in charge has consistently allowed schools and pupils to excel. We must continue to put our trust in them.
We have the full list from the New Progressive Democratic Liberal National Coalition Party – including a three-way Northern Ireland jobshare.
The Budget has prompted further disarray in the Labour Party. But they do show a willingness to “compromise with the electorate”.
The reality of local authority control of schools was not democratic, but rule by officers and party hacks.
Rayner’s new proposals would mean that the progress we have seen over the last eight years would be sacrificed – and it is our kids that would pay the price.
Mark Lehain: Rayner says Labour will reject Gove’s school reforms – but what would they establish in their place?
Families and teachers deserve some details on what is being proposed in place of free schools and academies.
Liz Truss: As Labour’s Conference opens, think long and hard about the damage they would wreak on jobs, wages and tax
They want to bring down the system of free enterprise, and replace it with a committee of Corbyn, McDonnell and Abbott telling us how we should live our lives.
“Targeting stop-and-search rather than just going randomly around saying ‘I think you look like you might be a gang member.'”
WATCH: When Rayner called Labour’s economic strategy “s**t or bust”, she meant it would be “dramatic”, Corbyn claims
“What she was saying was we’re going to have an investment-led economy,” the Labour leader tells Peston, in an interesting redefinition of Rayner’s phrase.
Matt Smith: Welsh Labour’s two decades in power have left behind a lost generation of state school pupils
This year, Wales produced the lowest A* to C grade GCSE results since 2006, with the GCSE attainment gap between the best and worst performing areas widening.
The introduction of a classical liberal education system that has knowledge and rigour at its core means a better future for the next generation.
The Opposition’s promise to extend the policy is opportunistic, expensive, and unjust. The Conservatives must do what is necessary and right.