Jo Johnson Slams May's Former Aide After Attack On Justine Greening

13 January, 2018, 16:47 | Author: Wade Massey
  • The new education secretary has a heavy in tray

He said Ms Greening was unpopular with officials and frustrated reformers.

A minister was embroiled in an extraordinary public spat with Theresa May's former chief of staff today amid claims Justine Greening was axed from the Cabinet for blocking tuition fee cuts.

The 48-year-old who replaced former Defence Secretary Michael Mates as the MP for the East Hampshire constituency in 2010, when the boundary was also changed to include Liphook and Grayshott.

She had been offered the role after being replaced as Education Secretary by Damian Hinds in a cabinet reshuffle.

Despite a manifesto commitment to remove the 50 per cent cap on free schools admitting pupils on the basis of religion, Christian Today reported past year that under Greening officials were "laying the groundwork for a U-turn".

There were few changes to the Cabinet line-up following the reshuffle after the Prime Minister kept the majority of ministers in their positions. The Church has stated that this regulation forces it to violate Canon Law, as it means over-subscribed Catholic schools would have to turn away children because they were Catholic.

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He called for the government to scrap the 50 per cent faith cap back in 2014 under David Cameron's premiership and said while the policy was "well intentioned", it "precludes the creation of Catholic free schools, because the Catholic Church feels unable to support, with all the implications of commitment that that brings".

The Bishop of East Anglia was particularly vocal, asking Catholics to write to their local MP as well as the Education Secretary.

Damian Hinds has been appointed as the new Education Secretary after Justine Greening resigned from the Government.

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Following the news of his appointment, Mr Hinds said on Twitter that he was "delighted to be appointed Education Secretary". He has served on the Education Select Committee and chaired the All Party Parliamentary Group for Social Mobility and for Credit Unions.

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