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B927 - Segregation in Schools Bill 2016 Watch

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    Wtf? Hell no. We need to encourage more class mixing in schools, not less. We desperately need more social mobility in this country, and getting children from different classes to mix and make friends at an early age is a big part of that.
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    Well this is despicable.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    here needs to be measures in place to help people from higher socio-economic backgrounds reach their potential, but the current situation sees resources given to people from lower socio-economic backgrounds, not children from higher socio-economic backgrounds. The children from higher socio-economic backgrounds are more likely to dominate high paid jobs in competitive industries than children from lower socio-economic backgrounds, as this is the case the government should support the people from higher socio-economic backgrounds more because the investment in children from higher socio-economic backgrounds is more likely to pay off, than if the investment was made in children from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
    Children from higher socio-economic backgrounds can use their own damned money to separate from poor people should they wish by paying £7k+ per term on a private education. Children from lower socio-economic backgrounds don't have that luxury. You don't see me writing up bills banning rich kids from using state schools.
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    I was really hoping this was going to end up with a progressive funding structure which I'd consider supporting, but this is possibly the strongest nay I've ever given.

    Don't we have private schools for reaffirming posh snot-nosed *****' prejudices?
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    It doesn't solve all problems, but it goes a way to reducing more capable students being held back by their less able kin. BUT, it does amplify the issues for those from less well off background.
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    (Original post by James Milibanter)
    Children from higher socio-economic backgrounds can use their own damned money to separate from poor people should they wish by paying £7k+ per term on a private education. Children from lower socio-economic backgrounds don't have that luxury. You don't see me writing up bills banning rich kids from using state schools.
    The state should view all children as investments, as the children from higher socio-economic backgrounds are more likely to achieve, the children from higher socio-economic backgrounds are better investments. There is no reason for the parents of children from higher socio-economic backgrounds to use their own money to boost the life chances of their children when children from lower socio-economic backgrounds have government policies aimed at boosting their life chances for free; the government needs to focus less on people from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
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    Do I need to even say how I'd vote on this
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    The state should view all children as investments, as the children from higher socio-economic backgrounds are more likely to achieve, the children from higher socio-economic backgrounds are better investments. There is no reason for the parents of children from higher socio-economic backgrounds to use their own money to boost the life chances of their children when children from lower socio-economic backgrounds have government policies aimed at boosting their life chances for free; the government needs to focus less on people from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
    Socialism for the rich, Capitalism for the poor
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    This is a joke, right? It... must be a joke? No way is this a real bill.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    here needs to be measures in place to help people from higher socio-economic backgrounds reach their potential, but the current situation sees resources given to people from lower socio-economic backgrounds, not children from higher socio-economic backgrounds. The children from higher socio-economic backgrounds are more likely to dominate high paid jobs in competitive industries than children from lower socio-economic backgrounds, as this is the case the government should support the people from higher socio-economic backgrounds more because the investment in children from higher socio-economic backgrounds is more likely to pay off, than if the investment was made in children from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
    Yes, and let's build a giant engine to help the Earth go round the Sun, and then let's fund a programme to further the knowledge of the Japanese language in Japan, and while we're at it we'll kick start the skiing industry in Switzerland and have the military go teach Isis how to blow an ancient building up.
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    It's not a brilliant joke bill really. C grade - could do better.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
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    It doesn't solve all problems, but it goes a way to reducing more capable students being held back by their less able kin. BUT, it does amplify the issues for those from less well off background.
    It creates more issues as well as amplify the ones that already exist. Poorer students now can't gain connections, less able students can't learn from more able students, private schools begin disappearing, more money needs to be spent on education as more students are using state schools
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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    It's not a brilliant joke bill really. C grade - could do better.
    I wish it were a joke bill.
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    (Original post by James Milibanter)
    I'm still convinced that this is a joke bill. the "right" sort of people xD
    (Original post by hazzer1998)
    I may call for tighter immigration laws and benefits restrictions however that does not mean I support segregating the lower class from the higher class . I might sound progressive when I say this but your social class should not affect
    - What School you go to
    - Your Future
    - Your Opportunities in life
    This is an absolute disgrace
    (Currently banging head off table in complete confusion, anger and surprise at such an outrageous bill)

    This not only does not promote equality, it attempts to increase the class barriers and, indirectly or not, make it harder for those of 'lower' socioeconomic status from succeeding.
    This completely goes against equality of opportunity.

    I...
    I can't even respond to this bill so I'm just going to quote my signature quote from Lenin:

    DOWN WITH THIS FRAUD!
    Down with the liars who are talking of freedom and equality for all, while there is an oppressed sex, while there are oppressor classes, while there is private ownership of capital, of shares, while there are the well-fed with their surplus of bread who keep the hungry in bondage.
    Not freedom for all, not equality for all, but
    a fight against the oppressors and exploiters, the abolition of every possibility of oppression and exploitation - THAT IS OUR SLOGAN!
    - Vladimir Lenin
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    Can we send this to vote now????
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    What on earth have I just read?
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    This bill has made be rethink where i stand on the politcal spectrum .....
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    I just finished watching animal farm on BBC Two before.

    Déjà vu on the whole. Seems like we've found the pigs ( animal farm reference, not an indirect insult ).
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    (Original post by hazzer1998)
    This bill has made be rethink where i stand on the politcal spectrum .....
    I wouldn't worry too much, this bill seems very traditional conservative, not 'modern' neo-lib tory.
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    (Original post by Kay_Winters)
    I wouldn't worry too much, this bill seems very traditional conservative, not 'modern' neo-lib tory.
    I'm believe in social mobility more than I thought
 
 
 
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