Labour rages at May's plans for more grammars: Party is branded as 'out of touch' for saying proposals are an 'attack on the working class'

Labour have been branded 'wrong' and 'out of touch' for claiming Theresa May's plans to allow parents to set up their own grammar schools are an 'attack on the working class'.

 

Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner yesterday said the proposal was a 'disgusting vanity project' and added there was 'no evidence' to suggest that it would help deprived pupils.

 

The government is set to unveil a funding package in today's Budget which would pay for 110 new free schools in an effort to create more good places.

 

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