Janet Downs: When you’re in a hole, Mr Gove, stop digging. Gove refuses to criticise “idealists” behind free school investigated for fraud.
A flagship free school may have been found fabricating invoices and employing family members, but Education Secretary Michael Gove refused to criticise it when challenged. There were “questions to be answered” about the Kings Science Academy, Bradford, Gove said, but refused to go further. Instead he praised “idealists” behind the Academy and other free schools. Gove accused his Labour critics of turning ... read more and comment →
Latest comment by Janet Downs: "And who said "I am convinced that helping idealistic figures, such as ...Sajid Hussain, a state school teacher who is setting up a school for disadvantaged students in Bradford, is a good thing." ? Michael Gove, May 2011 http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201011/cmhansrd/cm110523/debtext/110523-0001.htm#1105237000603..."Comment + Debate