Lucy Hunter Johnston
Lucy is the Associate Editor of Independent Voices
18 June 2014 02:33 PM
A report from the Commons education select committee has said that there is a ‘real and persistent problem’ with white working class children performing less well at school that their counterparts from any other ethnic group. Just 32 per cent of poor white British children obtain five A* to C grades, compared to 42 per cent of Black Caribbean children eligible for free school meals and 61 per cent of disadvantaged Indian children.
18 June 2014 11:14 AM
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11 June 2014 12:09 PM
BoJo is happy to be blasted by his latest toy, and who are we to stop him? But he could go even further...
06 June 2014 12:45 PM
There's nothing worse than the 3pm post-lunch slump. But according to Professor Vincent Walsh, professor of human brain research at University College London, we should just sleep through it. “It’s best to give your brain downtime. I have a nap every afternoon" he said.
04 June 2014 11:03 AM
03 June 2014 12:30 PM
King Juan Carlos of Spain will hand the crown to his son, Crown Prince Felipe. Should our Queen give hers to Prince Charles?
30 May 2014 04:11 PM
Joey Barton's appearance on Question Time really wasn't his finest hour
29 May 2014 12:36 PM
New research shows that grammar schools 'increase inequality', and widen the income gap. If this is the case, then are they doing more harm than good?
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest
- 1 Germanwings crash: Police make 'significant discovery' at home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz
- 2 Germanwings captain Patrick Sondenheimer tried to break into locked cockpit door 'with an axe' as plane was descending
- 3 Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student