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7 Jun '14

News Furious Cameron slaps down Gove and May over 'Islamic extremism' row

Adviser resigns and education secretary apologises as bishop and MPs urge respect for Muslim pupilsDavid Cameron dramatically asserted his authority over two warring cabinet ministers on Saturday when he ordered Michael Gove to issue humiliating apologies and told Theresa May to sack her closest adviser, following their public row over policy on combating extremism in schools.A furious Cameron cracked the whip on the education and home secretaries four days after the two stunned Westminster by abandoning any pretence of cabinet responsibility and went public to voice bitter disagreements over who was to blame for failings on one of the most sensitive issues of government policy. Continue reading...

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