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Huffington Post: 15 Birmingham Schools Under Investigation Amid Allegations Of 'Plot' By Hardline Muslims

Ofsted inspectors have been sent into 15 schools to investigate an alleged ‘plot’ by hardline Muslims to force out uncooperative headteachers and governors.

The schools, which are all in Birmingham, have faced accusations of extremism and radicalisation after an anonymous letter was leaked. 121 more words

Honeyball's Weekly Round-Up

Millions of pounds may have to be paid back to some of the UK’s biggest supermarket employees, the vast majority of which are women, following an equal pay claim against one of the country’s leading retailers. 367 more words

Labour Party

Closing Date National Masters Open Road Relays

This is a reminder that the closing date for entries to the National Masters Open Road Relays is midnight on the 19th April 2014. 70 more words

British Masters

Superfast Broadband - the difficulties of delivering it in Birmingham, the UK and even France

It is strange how some posts come out of little things. I replied to a tweet (@globalbirminghm – if you didn’t know) yesterday about how France is having problems getting its plans for Next Generation Broadband part funded by the European Commission using ERDF. 660 more words


Exactly how many schools in Birmingham are subject to an Islamist plot?

Newspapers and broadcasters have in the last few weeks revealed a plot by Islamic extremists to take-over schools in Birmingham. Some reports have suggested that perhaps 4 schools have been affected, but there are indications that this could be as high as 8. 517 more words

Derek Hlling

Le Grand review - the marketisation and outsourcing of children’s social care is the aim

“ The game’s out there, and it’s play or get played. That simple”

Omar Little

Forget Birmingham’s children, the Le Grand review of Birmingham’s failing children’s social care department is part of a bigger national political game and Birmingham’s failings are Michael Gove’s opportunities. 1,780 more words


Stefan & Franciszka Themerson

Stefan & Franciszka Themerson were the most important avant-garde film-makers in pre-war Poland.

PEA invites to the series of events devoted to the work of Stefan & Franciszka Themerson. 224 more words

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