While out campaigning I've been asked about the Conservative's plans for education so I will outline them here.
The Conservative Party believes in investing in our schools and improving education so that our children have every opportunity to succeed.Read more
I'm pleased to hear that progress is being made in finding a new sponsor for Tabor Academy in Braintree.
The Loxford School Trust, based in Ilford, has recently written to parents letting them know that the current sponsor, Lilac Sky, will be transferring sponsorship of the school to them.Read more
I have written to Nicky Morgan MP, the Secretary of State for Education, to highlight the current situation at Tabor Academy and request a meeting with her to talk about its future. I am also arranging to meet with the new management team.
Brooks Newmark MP and I had a meeting booked with the former management team of Tabor but it was cancelled a few hours before we arrived.Read more