Too often founded where they are not needed, the schools are unaccountable to the public and perpetuate the inequalities they are meant to eradicate.
The mass expansion of academies and free schools, regardless of need, shows the incompetence and extravagance of the Education Secretary.
The Tory MP the right wants to replace Tim Yeo as chair of the energy and climate change committee has been paid £70,500 by oil company Tethys Petroleum since 2012.
The PM sees the EU as part of the solution, not the problem for the UK economy - a brave position to take as leader of today's Tory party.
The new minimum income threshold of £18,600 has separated thousands of British citizens from their partners and children.
The Foreign Secretary claims law-abiding citizens have "nothing to fear" but MPs will want more reassurance than that.
The shadow chancellor's latest display of fiscal responsibility is a major political gamble.
An alliance of 11 churches condemns Iain Duncan Smith and Grant Shapps for their misuse of benefit statistics.
Expect Conservative rebels to seize on the finding as proof that the party could be performing better under an alternative leader.
The PM doesn’t want to talk about the ills of lobbying any more than he wants to talk about shrinking Arctic glaciers, the “big society” or other things he once said were important.