Grammar schools: Learning from the past to avoid repeating mistakes

Posted on February 17th, by Patrick Ainley in Politics & Society. 9 comments

Patrick Ainley suggests that Benjamin Flook’s advocacy of grammar schools is contradictory

Benjamin Flook is 17, but if he really wants to be a Tory MP, he ought to learn the history of his party. In the year he was born, for instance, John Major promised ‘a grammar school in every town’ in the general election he lost so badly. This was a vote loser because people can … Read More »