The Conservative group has made education a priority:
Putting a motion to Council calling for a Yorkshire wide approach to improving educational attainment that draws on the success of the London Challenge. Labour opposed this in favour of a “Bradford Only” solution repeating the failures of the past.
Arguing that the schools forum should make better use of education reserves in supporting the conversion of schools to academies. Labour’s education leadership has falsely claimed this process would “bankrupt” the Council something exposed by Conservative education lead, Cllr Debbie Davies: