Local LIB DEM councillor Darren joins school group

  Local Lib Dem city councillor Darren Fower (above) has joined a special new council committee set up to look at educational outcomes for local young people. Of 57 councillors at the Town Hall, only four have been chosen for this new group. Darren said: “The aim is to have a high standard of scrutiny of the education service during a period of significant change in the role of the local authority. “Under this Tory council, we have seen schools closed, class sizes increase and schools leaving the local authority to become academies. There are a lot more changes to come, some of which will be bad news for local[…]