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Is Sadiq Khan trying to make London’s schools more dangerous?

4 August 2023

5:15 PM

4 August 2023

5:15 PM

London’s schools are about to become less safe. The city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, has decided to appoint Maureen McKenna to join its violence reduction unit (VRU), with a view to reducing crime by ‘driving down exclusions in schools’ while ‘increasing a sense of students’ belonging’.

The VRU has equally noble aims: ‘we believe violence is preventable, not inevitable’, they state.

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