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David Laws: ‘The quality of education policymaking is poor’

David Laws MP

David Laws has had three careers. In the first, lasting seven years after he left Cambridge University with a double first in economics, he worked in the City of London as an investment banker, getting very rich as bankers do. In the second, lasting 21 years, he was a Liberal Democrat politician, aspiring to high office as politicians do.

Education bill scrapped after series of reversals

Nicky Morgan & David Cameron

The government has said it is dropping the education bill unveiled in this year’s Queen’s speech, abandoning several proposals that had proved to be unpopular. However, it said it would press ahead with plans for more grammar schools.

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David Laws: ‘The quality of education policymaking is poor’

David Laws has had three careers. In the first, lasting seven years after he left Cambridge University with a double first in economics, he worked in the City of London as an investment banker, getting very rich as bankers do. In the second, lasting 21 years, he was a Liberal Democrat politician, aspiring to high office as politicians do.

Nicky Morgan & David Cameron

Education bill scrapped after series of reversals

The government has said it is dropping the education bill unveiled in this year’s Queen’s speech, abandoning several proposals that had proved to be unpopular. However, it said it would press ahead with plans for more grammar schools.