Bill Esterson MP Questions Government Academy Move

Bill Esterson meets local artistLabour MP Bill Esterson spoke out in parliament against the Government's announcement to change all school's into academies last week. The MP for Sefton Central questioned the Secretary for Education in the Chamber last Thursday in the Government's belief that an academy means a better learning environment for our children. 

Bill Esterson MP asked 'Does the Secretary of State realise that many people outside this Chamber will think it extremely odd that, a week after the head of Ofsted described very serious weaknesses in the main academy chains, her answer to that criticism is to force every single school in this country to become an academy?