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Council clashes with Michael Gove over plans for new schools

Coventry refuses to build primaries after government rules that they must be academies By Naomi Lloyd | 16 October 2012 “The government’s strategy is simply to bully, cajole and force schools down the path of academies and free schools” – Christine Blower, general secretary, National Union of Teachers Plans to build two state schools using land and cash […]

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NHS faces pressure over staff ‘gagging clauses’

Doctors and other health workers must be free to blow whistle, says Conservative MP By Naomi Lloyd | 10 May 2012 “We need to ensure that, where mistakes are made, we have a culture that is open, that is able to own up to those mistakes and learn from them” – Stephen Barclay, Conservative MP Hospitals in the […]

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Pressure builds on DPP to re-think block on Lord Janner case

Chorus of calls from 393 MPs/election candidates for Alison Saunders to reverse decision By Mark Watts and Mark Conrad | 25 April 2015 Updated many times, latest: 7 May 2015, with additional MPs/election candidates, comments, and amended figures, as well as altered second headline. MPs are joining the call on director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders to reverse her decision […]