Sara Clasper

Posted 20th January, 2015 by

There were many critics of Free Schools when they were introduced by the Academies Act 2010. Sadly it appears that many of the fears raised have become reality with the news that a local Free School in Durham that opened as recently as September 2013 is to close following a damning Ofsted Report. This will… Read more »

Posted 13th January, 2015 by

Theresa May, the home secretary, is putting into action plans to restrict the use of police bail to no longer than twenty-eight days. Currently, there is no limit or oversight by the courts on the use of police bail, allowing members of the public who have not had any charges brought against them to be… Read more »

Posted 14th December, 2014 by

Recent reports in the press tell us that the Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, wants there to be no difference between private and state funded education.  For those of us who choose State funded education – whether that decision be financial or otherwise – the first real difference facing us is admissions. It’s… Read more »

Posted 27th December, 2013 by

Motoring offences and road traffic law can be a minefield. The range of offences is vast, from stopping on a pelican crossing to dangerous driving. Even minor road traffic offences can cause a motorist serious difficulties – particularly if the points start to stack up. For many people facing an endorsement on their licence the… Read more »