Last night, I hosted a public meeting on education. I discussed:
• the Government’s policies to raise standards in our schools and narrow the gap between those from wealthy and deprived backgrounds;
• the recent improvement in so many of Croydon's schools; and
• the Council's plans to provide new school places to cater for the growing population of school-age children.
Please feel free to take a look at the presentation I gave at the start of the meeting and let me know what you think: