29 Jun '14

News Prince Charles lobbied for more grammar schools, says David Blunkett

Former education secretary says prince tried to influence policy, while others say he lobbied on GM and alternative medicinePrince Charles lobbied Tony Blair's government to expand grammar schools, also exerting pressure over issues including GM food and alternative medicines, according to interviews with ex-ministers collected for a BBC documentary on the prince's political activism.Charles openly tried to change the mind of the then education secretary, David Blunkett, on grammar schools, Blunkett told The Royal Activist, a Radio 4 programme being broadcast on Sunday. Continue reading...

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