Labour's last-ditch Education Bill pleas ignored

By Dan Peters | 25 February 2016

Labour has called on the Government to end its ‘ideological obsession’ with academisation as the Education and Adoption Bill waits for royal assent.

As the Bill passed through its last stage in parliament, shadow education minister Nic Dakin made a failed last-ditch plea for the Government to remove the ‘bureaucratic barriers that prevent councils from intervening in underperforming schools’.

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