• Who is Kate Green? 8 facts about the shadow education secretary

    Kate Green has been appointed as the new shadow education secretary. The news was announced yesterday by Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer’s office, and comes after Rebecca Long-Bailey was sacked on Thursday. Here is what we know about her.   She was born in Edinburgh in 1960. She is the first shadow education secretary to

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  • Labour refuses to rule out replacing Ofsted

    Labour is “looking at all options” for an overhaul of the school accountability system, including replacing Ofsted. In an exclusive eve-of-conference interview with Schools Week, Angela Rayner, the shadow education secretary, refuses to rule out scrapping the inspectorate, but does concede there is a need to replace it with a new system to hold schools

    7.00 Sep. 20th, 2019 | LPC, News, Politics

  • Angela Rayner: Full text of Labour Conference 2018 speech

    Conference, we’re at our best when we work together. That is what we did when we stopped the Tories in their tracks last year. Just look at their manifesto. If you can find a library they haven’t closed, you’ll find it under ‘political fiction’. And if you read now what they claimed they’d do then,

    17.39 Sep. 24th, 2018 | LPC, News