Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in edtech

Half of education shadow cabinet stand down

Labour's education team split as MPs stand down, whilst Conservative team considers party leadership

Posted by Stephanie Broad | June 30, 2016 | People, policy, politics

Following the EU referendum result, the Labour party has lost dozens of MPs in protest at the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Including several figures from the shadow education cabinet. 

Lucy Powell MP, former Shadow Education Secretary 

 

Sharon Hodgson MP, former Shadow Education Minister 

 

Jess Phillips MP, former Parliamentary Private Secretary in the Shadow Education Team

 

Pat Glass MP, former Shadow Minister for Children and Families and replacement Shadow Education Secretary following Lucy Powell’s resignation 

In the Conservative party, former Education Secretary Michael Gove is to stand for leadership, current Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is said to be considering her nomination. Nomination is expected to close at midday today.

Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in edtech

Related stories

Five trends for education in 2019

UK Construction Week reveals optimistic industry

5 tax entitlements education professionals shouldn't miss

Market place - view all

Sherston

Sherston Software is a leading producer and publisher of software f...

Zones

Zones Solutions and Services
We're experts in technology.
...

Action Storage

Action Storage was formed in April 1986 to supply new & used st...