Labour manifesto to include private school tax hike

Asked whether the policy would be in Labour’s manifesto yesterday (6.11.20), Mr Jeremy Corbyn said that, although the manifesto hasn’t been finalised yet, “at the very least” it would pledge to end private schools’ charitable status. Tes reports.

“I can say that at the very least…we will be expecting those in private education, those private educational establishments to pay tax rather than get charitable status.”

Mr Corbyn also said he wanted to see primary and secondary schools “fully funded and properly funded” through the national education service.

“I don’t think headteachers or any other teachers should be put through the stress of having to raise money just to maintain the school,” he added.

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