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MHK calls for Education Bill to be withdrawn

Daphne Caine says more needs to be done before proposals go further

An MHK has called for the Department of Education, Sport and Culture to withdraw the Education Bill.

A seven-week consultation on the proposals opened last month, with submissions accepted until 20 March.

Speaking on Perspective this afternoon, Garff member Daphne Caine said she believed more work needed to be done before the bill went any further.

However, political member for the department Lawrie Hooper says that isn't the case:

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