With Malcolm Rifkind stepping down to spend more time with his lucrative consultancy roles, ConHome report the final three in the Tories’ job-for-life Kensington selection are private schools lobbyist Charlotte Vere (at least her fifth selection attempt since November 2013), Boris sidekick Victoria Borwick and, errrr, Shaun Bailey. The papers will cast Bailey as the square peg in the round […]

Tristram Hunt. Tristram Hunt. Tristram Hunt. With Labour warning 1,250 private schools that £147m in tax breaks could be under threat unless they do more to help the state sector, the head of the independent schools’ lobby, Charlotte Vere has been all over the media, parroting the Tories’ personalised attack lines against the shadow education secretary: “He doesn’t understand the […]