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During last night’s prime ministerial television debate David Cameron referred to our exchange over Special Educational Needs as having taken place ‘on the street’.
This morning, my son Samuel had an appointment at the Evelina children’s hospital.
Ed Balls will soon challenge the credibility of Tory school funding plans, which look set to be central to the election campaign.
When he does so, he shouldn’t shy away from exposing the potential cost of the Tory pledge to “end the bias towards the inclusion of children with special needs in mainstream schools" (p7 draft Tory manifesto).
I was shocked to discover in the Conservative Party’s draft manifesto on schools the following line (pp 7) pledging to: