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Why won’t the Tories back Birbalsingh?

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Katharine Birbalsingh, headteacher at the Michaela community school in Brent, is being challenged in the High Court over a policy which allegedly bans students from praying. Ms Birbalsingh has defended the policy, arguing that it is vital to ‘maintain a successful learning environment where children of all races and religion can thrive.’ Should the Tories step in?

Max Jeffery speaks to Fraser Nelson and James Heale. 

Produced by Max Jeffery and Oscar Edmondson.

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