Rural communities 'left out' with Labour free schools

Toby Young said Labour's new position on free schools is unfair to those not living in thriving cities.

Mr Young, who started a free school earlier this year, said it would leave those in rural communities unable to start free schools.

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Labour will keep free schools

Labour has dropped its opposition to the Conservatives' free schools policy, the new shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt has signalled. Mr Hunt expressed regret for dismissing the policy as a "vanity project for yummy mummies".