TOP TEN TORY FAILURES #7 – in ‘the most unequal borough in Britain’

Every day between 20 Feb and 5 March, when they will announce their alternative Budget, Kensington Labour Group will announce an area of extreme inequality in Kensington and Chelsea ‘the most unequal borough in Britain’.

The borough known as ‘The Royal Bank of Kensington and Chelsea’ has £180m in Reserves – and some of the poorest residents in London.

#7, 28.2.14 educationalattainment7. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Low educational achievement runs parallel with low income/lack of employment opportunities. Improving educational attainment is a guarantee of helping our most deprived communities to improve life chances. We have an excellent record of educational achievement from our local schools.

K&C borough average for GCSE A* to C is 72%

However, in Dalgarno, North Kensington, only 30% have GCSE A* to C

These young people will have to continue attending failing schools in Brent as a new policy will mean they will be excluded from applying to the £100m Council Taxpayer funded Holland Park Academy.

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