Even last week Labour was still asking for education policy ideas. Well, here are a few | Fiona Millar

Labour plans to ban private schools and Ofsted – but what does it want instead?

This could be my last general election writing about education policy. If any party gets a big enough majority to last five years, I suspect I might be doing something else by the time it is over.

It is not because I don’t find the subject endlessly fascinating but, after more than 15 years writing about schools, over 40 years actively involved in local and national politics and three decades as a school governor, I know most general elections don’t substantially change much about our education system and this one seems likely to live down to that expectation.

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