The UK General Election - 4th July 2024


Labour’s school plans are detail-light, but still steal the Tories’ limelight

Ollie Lane

Managing Director

The pragmatic tone adopted by Shadow Secretary of State for Education Bridget Phillipson in her speech and media interviews yesterday spoke carefully to a challenging economic climate and was, again, pretty light on detail.

So while many working in the education sector may hope that some real specifics on not just what Labour plans to do, but how it will do it, will follow shortly, the party will be pleased that the speech – and the four days of media coverage that surrounded it, accompanied by notably friendly interviewing, by and large – landed so well.

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