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What’s behind Labour’s private school U-turn?

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Another day, another U-turn. But this time it’s Labour, who have changed tack on their plans to end charitable status for private schools. Labour leader Keir Starmer previously declared that the charitable status for private schools could not be justified, so what’s behind the move? 

James Heale speaks to Katy Balls and John McTernan, former political secretary to Tony Blair. 


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