In this chapter we will look at the establishment of the Coalition government and the range of education policies that have been introduced since 2010. After the longest period of continuous government by the Labour Party between 1997 and 2010 the general election produced a historic and surprising outcome. After 13 years of Labour government the May 2010 general election failed to produce a conclusive result and the outcome, following a period of negotiation between the main political parties, was the first coalition government since the Second World War. At the beginning of this book we considered the legacy of the last coalition government, the 1944 Education ...
2010 and Beyond: Interesting Times
2010 and beyond: Interesting times