Free schools must be set free

Gavin Williamson, the Education Secretary, has pledged that free schools will be at the heart of education policy. In terms of the numbers, the growth of free schools has been strong. There are now 444 of them. There are hundreds more in the pipeline. But the mission...

Newslinks for Tuesday 20th August 2019

Johnson presents EU with his demands “Boris Johnson has told Brussels that the backstop must be scrapped because it is “anti-democratic” and would undermine the peace process in Northern Ireland. In a letter to Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, the prime...