Andrew Tettenborn

Will Nadhim Zahawi win his fight against ‘the Blob’?

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi (Getty images)

Nadhim Zahawi’s recent reminder to schools to keep their teaching politically neutral seems like common sense. The Education Secretary pointed to existing laws to show that while uncritical promotion of BLM ideology or climate activism to children wasn’t acceptable, controversial matters could still be taught with proper balance. But there were still predictable howls of protest from the usual quarters.

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