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Private schools must be more patronising to keep tax relief

A*Labour’s education spokesman, Tristram Hunt has announced plans to make private schools’ tax breaks conditional on being a lot more patronising towards state schools.  ‘Some independent schools are already being extremely patronising and we welcome that, but if the sector as a whole is dodging tax to the tune of £165 million a year they must elucidate why they think they’re totally superior in every possible way.’

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Posted: Dec 8th, 2014
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Britain taken over by ‘culturally isolated’ schools linked to extreme wealth

A joint Ofsted-MI5 report released today revealed the extent to which Britain is being run by former pupils of a shady network of schools, open only to individuals with links to extreme wealth. Many of the schools apparently hide their activities behind high stone walls and ‘educate’ under the pretence of being charities.

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2014
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Gove to privatise child abuse

'why should the state sector have all the fun?'Michael Gove has announced he’ll hand responsibility for all child abuse to private companies like G4S, Atos and Serco. Mr Gove told the media it was ‘inappropriate and wrong’ for past child abuse to be largely the responsibility of public bodies like the BBC, state-run care homes, the NHS and Liberal MP Cyril Smith.’

The Education Secretary said: ‘At a time of economic challenge it’s crucial we don’t leave child abuse to Labour-supporting BBC celebrities who are paid millions of pounds by licence fee payers. Even some religious institutions are claiming state funding for their special kind of hurting of children. Equally, the cost of child abuse in local authority and other state-provided institutions has got out of hand. That’s why teachers in Free Schools will have a freer hand in this respect. One simple form of abuse will be to deny children in Free Schools free school meals.’

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Posted: May 20th, 2014
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Britain’s most punchable man ‘upset’ as title goes to Michael Gove

Mr Bedford says he will miss not having people taking a swing at him as soon as he opens his ‘big mouth’.

‘I realise now that realistically I didn’t have a chance against a public school educated swivel-eyed dwarf incessantly spouting bollocks,’ said Mr Bedford, before punching himself in the kisser.

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Posted: Jun 22nd, 2011
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Nick Clegg ‘delighted’ with new fagging portfolio

it's all going terribly wellMr Clegg will perform household chores for the Prime Minister including pressing his trousers, polishing his shoes and warming his toilet seat.

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Posted: May 14th, 2010
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