Michael Gove makes a speech at the Durand Academy in Stockwell, South London where he hails the successes of Durand and goes on to talk about the need to restore discipline in our schools nationally and the making of an 'educational underclass'.
Michael Gove winds up the emergency debate on public disorder. He tells the House that Britain will defend cherished values of hard work, self-discipline, aspiration, respectability and respect for others.
As a nation, we are blessed with some of the best schools in the world. But at the same time, we also have too many that are still struggling. There are hundreds of primaries where the majority of children fail to reach an acceptable level in English and maths. Primaries where the majority of children leave ill-equipped to face the challenges ahead.