27 July 2016
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If Prime Minister Theresa May is serious about her recent rhetoric on the steps of Downing Street, when she said that her government would do everything it could to help "anyone, whatever your background, to go as far as your talents will take you", then she will halt this divisive campaign in its tracks. Rather than harking back to a mythical 'golden age' of grammar schools, the Tories must work tirelessly to improve every school in the country, to work with teachers to drive up standards, and to give our schools the investment they need in the 21st Century. Selection belongs in the dustbin of history and has no place in modern society. There must be no going back.

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