Michael Gove boasts he enjoys combative and cerebral debates over education policy......
So why does he refuse to engage with Kensington and Chelsea residents..... confused over what seems to be the reversal of his very sensible policy on school building?
Mr & Mrs Gove recently toured the £80 million Holland Park School. What was the status of the visit?......no one is clear.....
Was it official....or were the couple viewing the school as prospective parents?
Whatever the purpose of the visit one thing stands clear: Holland Park School cuts across the Gove school building rules.
So why did Gove praise the school so lavishly?
So let’s refresh our memories as to what he has said....
No school should cost more than £30 million...Holland
Park School costs nearly three times that at over £80
Any new school must add places....Holland Park
School adds not one single extra place
School playing fields must be preserved....The Council
flogged off the playing fields
- The Hornet has been anxious to engage with Mr Gove....if only to convince residents the rules still stand and that he is very cross with our ex Leader, Pooter Cockell, for breaking every one of his rules in order to build this educational folly in the Park.
The fact that Mr Gove seems to have granted an exemption to
Holland Park School and refuses to explain himself is most