Philip Harris was never likely to be a fan of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour manifesto. The pledge that has hit a nerve was buried in the Labour manifesto: if elected, Labour would take academy schools ‘back under control of the people who know them best – parents, teachers and local communities’. This is Money reports.
In the stroke of a pen, Labour threatened to wreck more than two decades of work Lord Harris had put in to building up a fleet of Harris Academy schools in some of London’s poorest boroughs.
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