“Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious summer by this son of the Manse.” At least, that was the idea.
Jeremy Corbyn will mobilise Labour’s entire shadow cabinet and the leaders of 11 trade unions representing millions of workers, amid growing alarm among remain campaigners that Britain could be on the verge of voting to leave the EU.
Vote Leave has challenged the European commission to explain five- and six-figure spending by Brussels officials on private jets , luxury hotels and an elite chauffeur service.
Parental choice is in a fragile state. Almost 30 years on from the “great” Education Reform Act, which ushered in the idea that choice would raise standards and satisfy all, barely a day goes by without a reminder of what a flimsy notion this is.
The chief inspector of schools has urged the government to bring back formal national tests for 14-year-olds in England as a way of tackling persistent underperformance among the most able pupils.
One afternoon in 2013, Andrew, then 11, had to stay behind after school for misbehaving in his English lesson. He’d thrown water at the teacher, wound up other pupils and tried to run out of the classroom. The punishment was to complete the work that he hadn’t done in class. Supervising the detention was Mark Oldman, the headteacher.
David Cameron has insisted his campaign for Britain to remain in the European Union has been “hugely optimistic and positive”, after the Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, said the remain camp’s “threats” could persuade the public to “put two fingers up to the political class”.
Britain could face up to seven years of limbo if voters choose to leave the European Union in the 23 June referendum as negotiations take place over a new relationship, Donald Tusk, the president of the European council, has said.
Labour will hit the referendum campaign trail afresh on Monday, as Gordon Brown leads a final 10-day push to prevent Britain leaving the EU.
Try not to think of it as a debate. Try to think of it as couples therapy. Two people with irreconcilable differences fighting for custody of a child that most people have given up on.
Jeremy Corbyn has predicted he can unite all wings of the Labour party in a shadow cabinet in the likely event that he wins the leadership election.