Teenage girl heckled at Labour Party conference

Michael Gove has branded the way a schoolgirl was heckled at the Labour Party conference as "disgraceful".

Year 11 pupil Joan al-Assam was explaining how her academy school encouraged the arts when one delegate shouted: "A lot of comprehensives do the same."

The heckling was later condemned by Ed Miliband via his Twitter account.

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Miliband slams schoolgirl heckler

The Labour leader Ed Miliband has condemned the delegate who heckled a schoolgirl who explained to the party's conference how her academy school encouraged the arts. The person shouted: "A lot of comprehensives do the same."