Being a working parent who works with 30 odd other parents, how on earth can we fit our leave into a 6 week period, they will end up not employing mums....... this country is becoming so dictatorial. Corrina B.

  • Letter Sent to Nicky Morgan

    London, 16th July 2014: Parents Want a Say has reached out to new Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan by offering their warm congratulations on her appointment. The letter to Ms Morgan, sent today by Founder Member Craig Langman, outlines the aims and objectives of the campaign and asks Ms Morgan to sit down… Read more »

  • A Vote in Parliament? Only with your help!

    Earlier this year your emails to your MP helped us to get one of the most well-attended debates in Westminster Hall. This time we are trying to get a debate in the main House of Commons, with a vote at the end to ask the Government to reverse the changes to school attendance policy. To… Read more »

  • Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove loses Education post

    Michael Gove has lost his job as Education Secretary as David Cameron’s largest cabinet reshuffle to date gathers pace. At least 12 ministers are expected to leave their positions. To read the full article please click here.

  • Wimbledon – Tennis Ball Boys & Girls – How did they get permission ?

    It has been brought to our attention today a very good question that I thought I would share with everyone. As we all know there were Boys & Girls present at Wimbledon fetching the balls for the players. Well how did they manage to get permission for time off school to attend or are Boys… Read more »

  • Primary School Teacher Resigns because of Michael Gove

    A primary school teacher who is leaving the classroom after 14 years because she can no longer face seeing her pupils fail to meet expected standards in the face of “huge pressure” has penned a scathing open letter to Education Secretary Michael Gove. Lucy Fey, who works at an inner city school in Bristol, outlined… Read more »

  • Now using myEnvolve to collect statistical data via surveys

    Using a new system called myEnvolve, Parents Want A Say now has the ability to run a survey which we would like to collect data concerning the School Attendance policy. This data can then be collected and used to produce statistics that we can use in fighting the School Attendance Policy. We are asking everyone… Read more »

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