Southend Labour has been out campaigning over recent weeks against Theresa May’s and the Tories’ plans to expand grammar schools. We believe, instead, that comprehensive schools should be adequately funded and supported to give a first class education to every pupil, regardless of their ability.
And here are a couple of our members talking about the issue:
Several of us also went out distributing about 1,000 leaflets throughout Prittlewell to raise awareness.
If you didn’t receive a leaflet, then here’s a copy outlining Labour’s stance. To sign the petition opposing the Tories plans, click HERE.