Shami Chakrabarti defends private school decision as she raises grammars concern

Shami Chakrabarti defends private school decision as she raises grammars concern
 

Baroness Chakrabarti, the former head of civil rights organisation Liberty, said she "absolutely" supported Labour's opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to open new grammar schools.
"I have real concerns about grammar schools. In my lifetime, I have met too many people, including incredibly bright, successful people, who carry that scar of failing the 11-plus, and that segregation in schooling ," she told ITV's Peston on Sunday.
When it was put to her she could be branded a hypocrite because she sends her son to an £18,000 a year private school, the Labour... read more

 
9 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 26
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