Cumbrian head takes school funding fight to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - News & Star

(l-r) Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn listens to Clem Coady, headteacher of Stoneraise School, Durdar, near Carlisle during a meeting with a number of headteachers at this weekend's annual conference of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) in ...

Read Jeremy Corbyn's speech on education policy - NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL LOLS (blog)

The mainstream press will give Corbyn's speech minimal publicity, and hardly any of the scant coverage that does appear will frame the speech in terms of the rousing ovation that it received. That's why I'm providing a transcript of the speech so you ...

GeneralElection2017 - The Scotsman

Labour and the Conservatives have traded blows over their tax plans, with Theresa May hinting at possible rises in national insurance while shadow chancellor John McDonnell said Labour would introduce a “fairer” system that taxed the rich more.

Labour announces plans to ban zero-hours contracts - London Loves Business

Labour has today announced they have plans to ban unpaid internships along with zero-hours contracts. Labour wants to guarantee employees a set number of working hours per week as part of their 20 policies which is aimed toward ending the “rigged ...

Jeremy Corbyn promises to find £3bn to plug hole in school budgets - Telegraph.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to find £3 billion to plug the shortfall in school funding - but declined to specify how he would raise the cash. Speaking at the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) conference in Shropshire, he told delegates that the ...

Corbyn: Labour government would be brave enough to tackle hole in school budgets - Belfast Telegraph

Labour is “brave enough” to tackle a £3 billion hole in school budgets, Jeremy Corbyn has said. A government led by him will give education the “priority it deserves”, the Labour party leader said. Details of the party's plans for school funding will ...

Corbyn vows more power for unions as he plots tax hikes - Daily Mail

Jeremy Corbyn vowed to give unions more power today as he signalled that billions of pounds more public spending would be funded by tax hikes. The veteran left-winger made clear his determination to return to Old Labour values as the party unveiled a ...

Jeremy Corbyn in Telford: Labour leader speaks to head teacher's union - shropshirestar.com

Labour is "brave enough" to tackle a £3 billion hole in school budgets, Jeremy Corbyn has said as he addressed a head teacher union in Telford. Jeremy Corbyn speaking in Telford. Picture: BBC News Channel. 0. Comments. A government led by him will ...

Labour's John McDonnell says polls are 'moving in our direction' and insists Jeremy Corbyn's popular on the doorstep - Mirror.co.uk

"Don't believe the polls, but... the polls are moving in our direction anyway", the Shadow Chancellor said after the Tory lead appeared to narrow. Share; Comments. ByDan Bloom. 15:54, 30 APR 2017; Updated 15:59, 30 APR 2017. News. "Don't believe the ...

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to plug 'school funding black hole' - BBC News

Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to plug a £3bn black hole in school finances in England. The Labour leader's promise that education would be a spending priority for his party came at a head teachers' conference in Telford. He hinted that he would use ...

Corbyn: Labour will let councils build new schools and take over academies - Schools Week

A Labour government will let councils open and run new schools and take over academies, Jeremy Corbyn has told Schools Week. Speaking following his speech to the annual conference of the National Association of Head Teachers in Telford today, the ...

Corbyn: We are brave enough to reverse £3bn school cuts - Schools Week

Labour wants to reverse the £3 billion cuts to school budgets, Jeremy Corbyn has told headteachers. The Labour leader was asked by a delegate at the National Association of Head Teachers annual conference in Telford whether he was “brave enough” to ...

Tories and Labour vow not to raise VAT if they win General Election - Ledbury Reporter

VAT looks set to stay at 20% or less until 2022 after the Conservatives and Labour promised not to increase the tax on goods and services if they win the General Election. Theresa May followed Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell in ruling out ...

Corbyn: Labour is "brave enough" to reverse £3 billion of education funding cuts - TES News

Jeremy Corbyn has told headteachers he would reverse the £3 billion of savings schools will have to make by 2019-20. Asked at the NAHT conference in Telford whether he was "brave enough" to fully reverse the £3 billion of savings the National Audit ...

Corbyn pledges free school meals for primary school pupils - ITV News

Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will introduce free school meals for all primary school pupils if his party win the general election. Outlining his intention to "ensure that every single child receives a healthy and nutritious meal" he said that ...

Labour will not raise taxes on “middle and low” earners, vows McDonnell - LabourList

John McDonnell today vowed that Labour would not raise taxes for “middle and low earners”. The shadow chancellor sought to fend off Tory accusations over Labour “chaos” on the economy by pledging a “fair” tax system that would not penalise the majority ...

McDonnell: 'No increases in income tax for middle and low earners' - ITV News

John McDonnell has said voters can expect to see "no increases in income tax for middle or low earners" in Labour's election manifesto when it is released ahead of the upcoming snap election. Speaking on ITV's Peston on Sunday the Shadow Chancellor ...

Labour pledges to end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships in 20-point plan to tackle 'rigged economy' - The Independent

The Labour Party will end zero-hours contracts and unpaid internships if they win the general election, leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell have announced. The public sector pay cap which has left workers facing a £1700 drop in ...

Labour Has A Plan To Turn The Tide Of Tory Attacks On Working People - HuffPost UK

Today, Labour has announced a wide-ranging plan to strengthen workers' rights and turn the tide of the Conservative's attacks on working people. What has been proposed by Labour is a plan to transform employees' rights, which could change the lives of ...

Labour's John McDonnell to starve the armed forces of cash - Daily Mail

John McDonnell tried to weaken our cash-strapped military by allowing taxpayers to 'opt out' of helping to fund them, it has been revealed. Records from the House of Commons show that in 2014 the Shadow Chancellor proposed a motion to allow voters ...