When Eton and Winchester were established, some 600 years ago, it was written into their charters that all pupils would be poor scholars taken from the community” – Robert Verkaik, Guardian, 30 April 2019.
The two Centre-Left Grassroots Alliance (CLGA) backed candidates standing in this year’s elections to the Conference Arrangements Committee (CAC) need nominations from CLPs (deadline 14 June 2019).
The candidates are Seema Chandwani (Tottenham CLP, Labour Party Membership Number L1187007: click here for leaflet); and Billy Hayes (Mitcham and Morden CLP, Labour Party Membership Number A065571: click here for leaflet).
The European average for public spending is nearly 49% of GDP. Official figures suggest that the UK’s public spending is some 38.5% of GDP. UK public sector borrowing is 1.2% of GDP – data from the Sunday Times, 28 April 2019.