Thursday, January 31, 2008

The working class can kiss my...

So now the government seems to be portraying itself as the guardian of the small school?

For local authorities to even contemplate closing small schools, they now say, is to tear the heart of out of our small communities. It's simply unthinkable, they now say.

What a shame that the Government's latest "damascean conversion moment" couldn't have come to light eighteen months ago, when the very same Government was forcing local authorities to close any small schools which weren't full to the gunnels.

More Government hypocrisy? Doesn't it sound reminiscent of when Labour politicians - selectively educated in our country's finest grammar schools - then decried selective education in all its forms, claiming it was 'elitist'.

How does the old song go? "The working class can kiss my..."

No comments: