'Nothing is more important than education'
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Ofsted boss: Brexit vote linked to poor school performance

The Chief Inspector of Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, says the Government must make it a priority to improve the performance of failing schools in the north of England and the Midlands.

He says the issue is fuelling the sense of a divided nation.

Sir Michael says the failure to provide a good education may have contributed to the alienation and frustration expressed by some parents during the EU referendum.

  • 01 Dec 2016