Category Archives: Education

The Blair Government invested heavily in early years education and the Cameron Government began well by promising to retain childrens centres. That has become one more piece of this Governments hyperbole at best. The truth was that Blairs reforms did not go far enough and now the ground is being moved from under our childrens feet. No stone should be left unturned as we protect the future of our next generation.

A bit of a muddle in parliament


When Parliamentary questions are being directed at matters that are of concern to local residents, it is inevitable that people will listen to every word and want the MP concerned to squeeze every last drop of value out of the … Continue reading

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A Government asleep at the wheel


At the beginning of April I posted a blog about the early indications that the Governments new apprenticeship scheme was not ready for delivery as promised back in 2015. As of the 6th April the Government began collecting a new … Continue reading

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£50m found under the sofa


It is great news that after nearly two years of calls to increase the funding for the promises made by the Government in 2015, that within 5 months of the delivery of the free child care that suddenly the Government … Continue reading

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Who’d employ an apprentice?


The world of apprenticeships is about to go through a major change. A major change was proposed just after Theresa May was chosen as our Prime Minister by Tory MPs following David Camerons resignation. The plan is that from Thursday, … Continue reading

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A vital investment in education


Later this year thousands of families are expecting to get free childcare for their 3 & 4 year old children as a result of an election promise made by the Conservative Party at the General Election in 2015. At the … Continue reading

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Education but not as we want it


There is a crisis in education occuring in Schools across the UK. Today I have written about it in our local paper, The Argus: Every generation faces challenges when it comes to education. As a child of the 60’s I … Continue reading

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Our schools policy is in chaos


When the leader of Conservative dominated Kent County Council and Chair of the County Councils network decides to speak out against a Conservative Government and its policies, one would expect that the Government will listen and taking account of what … Continue reading

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