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Posts Tagged ‘Free schools’

Finance industry’s multimillion-pound lobbying budget revealed

No backtrack on Freedom of Information Act

Commons committee resists watering-down of legislation as proposed by its creators, Tony Blair and Jack Straw

Pressure from former senior Labour figures, including Tony Blair and Jack Straw, as well as Whitehall …

Riots may be controlled with chemicals

Future riots could be quelled by projectiles containing chemical irritants fired by police using new weapons that are now in the final stages of development.

The Discriminating Irritant Projectile (Dip) has been under development by the Home Office’s centre for

Free schools taking lower numbers of deprived pupils

A primary school governer has used FoIA to reveal that 23 of the 24 free schools which opened in September are taking only half the number of deprived children compared to other state schools in the country, the Guardian reports.…