My post for @LabourTeachers : When Shadow Education Secretaries Lose the PlotOctober 15, 2015
I have written a post for the Labour Teachers Website:
Andrew is a teacher and editor of Labour Teachers (and writing in a personal capacity).
A little over a month ago, Lucy Powell MP became Labour’s fifth shadow education secretary since the 2010 election. Of her four predecessors, only Ed Balls, who skewered Gove over the botched cancellation of the BSF, acquired any glory from time spent in that role. Messrs. Burnham, Twigg and Hunt, despite all starting in interesting ways, all ended up with little to say other than some subset of the following points, which I hope Lucy Powell will avoid:..