22 Jul '14

News Birmingham schools 'feel like the Balkans', says Labour

Liam Byrne says city needs to move on after 'Trojan horse' affair and tells Nicky Morgan to not repeat 'divisive rhetoric' of GoveThe Birmingham education system feels almost as fragmented as the Balkans and some schools need a completely new ethos, Liam Byrne, a shadow minister and local MP has warned.Ahead of a report that will find there has been an aggressive Islamist atmosphere in some schools, the senior Labour MP said the Birmingham education system needed improvements and must be allowed to move on after several investigations into whether there has been an attempt by Islamist extremists to infiltrate state-funded establishments. Continue reading...

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