Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)
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Bad day at work? Baffled by Boris's latest move? Text us your heartfelt and hilarious London thoughts Enter ES TEXTS followed by a space then your message, name, address and postcode TEXT TO 65400 Texts cost 25p plus your standard network charge. Terms apply, see thisislondon.co.uk In its anti-extremism in schools plans, how can the Government equate the perfectly legal BNP with al Qaeda? Also, isn't it ironic that teachers aren't allowed to put a plaster on an injured child or break up a fight, but they can report pupil "behaviour" to the security services? Mark.
All the teachers I ever met were either raging Marxists or wet liberals, neither type seemingly well placed to determine the status of supposedly extremist pupils.
Why will it take 18 months to paint Albert Bridge and replace the road surface? Is there only one man on the job? Or are the contractors stretching the work out to maximise their pay? Wars have been won and lost in less time.
As someone who grew up a stone's throw away from White Hart Lane and whose mum still lives there, we need the new Spurs stadium badly: the area is dying on its backside.
Claire Henderson. …