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Peter Kyle appointed as shadow schools minister

Peter Kyle has been appointed as the new shadow schools minister, Labour has announced. Kyle has been MP for...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Streeting: Ending child poverty must be ‘central mission’ for Labour

Coming up with a plan to end child poverty must be a “central mission” for the next Labour government,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Starmer: ‘Supporting and empowering’ teachers ‘central’ to Labour’s education vision

The Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has told a union conference that “supporting and empowering” teachers to “deliver a...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Pupil premium change: Labour accuses government of £133m ‘stealth cut’

The government’s pupil premium funding change is a “stealth cut to school budgets at a time when children need...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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‘Compelling logic’ in call to scrap GCSEs, says Green

Calls to scrap GCSEs deserve “serious consideration”, the shadow education secretary has said, as she pledged a review of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Green: ‘Messing’ with school structures not priority

“Messing around” with school structures should not be a Labour priority, the shadow education secretary has said.  Speaking at...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
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Shadow education secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked

The shadow education secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey has been sacked by Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer. A spokesperson for Starmer...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Long-Bailey: Lack of ‘overarching message’ on education contributed to Labour’s defeat

The lack of an “overarching message” from Labour on its flagship national education service was one of the reasons...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker

Angela Rayner at Labour party conference 2019

My, but Angela Rayner is a canny political operator. Early on a Sunday morning, not a high point for...

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