Theresa May offers nothing new

The whirlwind of events that transpired on Thursday morning will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on British politics. Boris Johnson, a man who many considered to be heir apparent to the premiership, made the remarkable announcement that he would not run for Prime Minister in the wake of Michael Gove’s announcement that he would, branding…

Free Schools and their mixed ramifications.

The idea of a ‘free school’, one which was vigorously championed by Michael Gove during his time as Secretary of State for Education, has attracted both a great deal of critics and plaudits. So what exactly are they and what’s the fuss? These are schools propped up by the government yet are not controlled by a…