The rise of moral hubris in the Conservative party has gained momentum in recent years
The union’s generosity grew as Mr Corbyn’s chances of winning improved, with one fat cheque after another arriving from the Unite headquarters
Exclusive: Michael Gove oversees policy review following Independent campaign
The speech that the Justice Secretary, Michael Gove, gave to last week’s Conservative annual conference was extraordinary, considering the setting. It is not many years since representatives habitually barracked and jeered any speaker who thought that there were ways to deal with offenders other than locking them up and throwing away the key. Mr Gove succeeded in putting forward a humane argument about the treatment of criminals, which included acknowledging that the majority are drawn from disturbed or disadvantaged social backgrounds, and the importance of allowing an offender a second chance.
Headteacher Colin Harris turned down his local MP's offer to visit his primary school in Hampshire because the Tories had launched 'an unprecedented attack on our wonderful profession'
In his own party conference speech, Michael Gove talked about prisoners not for ever being defined by their mistakes – brave words before a Tory audience
The state has succeeded in dramatically reducing its prison population while at the same time reducing levels of crime
Justice Secretary admits department will have to undergo cuts while implementing ambitious prison reforms
I never got to play as a child All my spare time was spent working on my family's smallholding. It was a life of drudgery, really, planting vegetables, digging, mucking out the pigs; perhaps that's why I left for art school and became an artist – to work on stuff that had no [practical] use to it.
Hundreds of teachers have signed up for a new no-strike legal service offering an alternative to trade union membership, it was claimed today.
Just over half of the schools also say they have found it difficult to recruit governors with suitable skills
‘Radical proposals’ would have seen families contribute financially if they earn more than £80k
Princess speaks of her love for the budget airline easyJet saying: 'it’s the only direct route to Biarritz'
Teachers' leaders and Labour education spokesman Tristram Hunt claim this is 'dumbing down'
Despite the recent deaths on London's roads, Johnson seems to believe that it is the personal choices of cyclists that determine their safety
New shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt says parent-led academies would put ‘rocket boosters’ on current schemes to back community engagement in learning