The introduction of such schools has been a policy that I and UKIP have been backing for many years and I am delighted that our new Prime Minister takes the same view.
Her proposals are very much a step in the right direction and I hope that they come to fruition as soon as possible.
It is sad that there are those who, for their own mixed reasons, want to slam shut this gateway to social mobility which has been declining for decades.
Grammar schools give children from all backgrounds the chance to get the very best education and every parent wants that for their child. And it seems that Theresa May has the determination to make that a reality for which future generations will be immensely grateful.
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Ex-education secretary Nicky Morgan, who talks of the proposals undermining ‘progressive education reform’, should think on why, if that is so marvellous, the UK is lagging behind in international league tables for education.
It is vital that our youngsters get the best possible start in life and grammar schools are the way forward.
Paul Nuttall, MEP and UKIP education spokesman
A department store is needed
Okay, plans for a multi-million pound youth zone, a boutique hotel, bowling alley and karaoke booths, but what about an A1 department store?
It would attract even more people to the area.
Can we call Preston a city?
Plans for a John Lewis department store fell through a few years ago for whatever reason.
What’s taken him so long?
Hallelujah! Some very good news at last: “David Cameron decides to quit as an MP.”
My only question is: “What’s taken him so long to do this good deed?” Good riddance to him!