11+ tourism

Labour’s former general election candidate in Chesham and Amersham, Ben Davies, today responded to questions from grammar school heads in the constituency. He asked specifically for them to publish figures that show just what proportion of their pupils were privately educated or privately tutored prior to passing the 11+. During the election, Davies repeatedly criticised Read more about 11+ tourism[…]

Task force to make Bucks CC tackle failures in child services comes months too late

News that the Coalition is sending in a social care task force in the wake of a damning Ofsted report into Bucks CC’s Children’s Services shows the lack of faith the government has in measures taken by Council Leader Martin Tett. Labour’s prospective parliamentary candidate in Chesham and Amersham, Ben Davies, said: “I’m relieved the Tory-led coalition has Read more about Task force to make Bucks CC tackle failures in child services comes months too late[…]

Chesham and Amersham Labour Party choose ex-political journalist as candidate for 2015 General Election

Chesham and Amersham Labour Party has selected its candidate for the 2015 general election picking Great Missenden resident Ben Davies. Mr Davies, a former BBC journalist who now works in the global NGO sector, said: “It’s a huge honour to represent this seat as the Labour candidate. We’ll be fighting an energetic campaign focusing on Read more about Chesham and Amersham Labour Party choose ex-political journalist as candidate for 2015 General Election[…]