4 Jun '14

News Theresa May calls on Michael Gove to act on extremism in schools

Home secretary writes letter demanding tougher treatment of extremism threats in wake of Trojan Horse affairThe home secretary Theresa May has gone public with direct criticisms of education secretary Michael Gove's handling of the Trojan Horse affair suggesting an internal cabinet tussle over who can be toughest on threats of extremism.In a letter released on Tuesday night, May upbraided Gove for the Department for Education's handling of allegations regarding Islamists in Birmingham schools for what she called "the inability of local and central government to tackle the problem effectively". Continue reading...

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