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Posted on 7 June 2013 at 16:31 GMT

Michael Gove effigy chained to school gates

The Waltham Forest Guardian reports:

An effigy of Michael Gove was chained to the gates of Sir George Monoux College yesterday in a protest against the Education Secretary's suggestions of lengthening the school day.

Members of Socialist Students turned the tables on the MP at the Chingford Road college to 'see how he likes being chained to school'.

Students held a ballot to determine the sentiment surrounding Mr Gove's plans to cut school holidays and lengthen the school day - the poll found unsurprisingly that 99 per cent of pupils opposed holiday cuts while 88 per cent opposed lengthening daily school hours.

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Michael Gove effigy chained to Walthamstow school gates

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