Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Monday, 20 February 2012
Michael Gove in Another Pickle
Michael Gove is trying to exempt schools from their duties under the Equality Act by saying it does not apply to the curriculum. My understanding is that the Equality Act applies to "public authorities" in the exercise of their functions. I would have thought a school funded by taxpayers' money would be covered by that definition. I wonder what Sarah Teather thinks?