One of the most short sighted policies that the Conservative led government has pushed through has been the abolition of the Education Maintenance Grant. £30 a week may not sound much to millionaire cabinet ministers, but believe you me, it does to our young people, especially in Tower Hamlets in east London.
From my article in the Huffington Post. More here
‘Abolishing Educational Maintenance Allowance: Gove’s Biggest Mistake’
November 21, 2011 by Lutfur