The Education Secretary Michael Gove has been criticised for making 'offensive' and 'ignorant' comments about schools in part of County Durham.
The Conservative MP said East Durham is an area lacking in ambition, where defeatism could be 'smelt' in some schools.
His remarks have been met with anger by local people.
MP Grahame Morris told ITV News that schools are performing well and Michael Gove's comments are unfounded.
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