Tag Archives: Education

A new Academy in Brighton?

Listen to my latest Radio Free Brighton show on the issue of education and the campaign developing around the possibility of a new Academy in the City. I spoke to Nadia Edmond from the UCU and Paul Shellard from the NUT. You can listen to the show here: https://www.mixcloud.com/RadioFreeBrighton/radiofreebrighton-davy-jones-politics-show-education-05062015/

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Teachers Strike

I joined two thousand other people today (17 October) on an impressively large march through Brighton, protesting about this Government’s attacks on the teaching profession. There was an inspiring rally at the end in the Brighton Centre, with Green MP Caroline Lucas, a local firefighter, and teachers from various schools in the City. Well done […]

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More government cuts to local services in Kemptown constituency

The Government has announced (http://bbc.in/16P9Ffw) cuts of another 10% in the money going to councils to provide vital local services like education, social services and housing. The cuts are part of its misguided austerity drive – forcing the rest of us to pay for the economic crisis caused by the bankers who fund the Tory […]

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