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LRC supports parent protestors!

24th April 2009

The LRC supports the heroic action taken by parents of children at the Lewisham Bridge Primary School who are occupying the school rooftop to express their anger at plans to close their school and build a new academy.

John McDonnell MP, LRC Chair, said

“The determination of these parents is a shining example to so many others across this country, who are angry at the threat to our education system and the future of our children.”

“This courageous act deserves all of our support”

Maria Exall, LRC vice chair, said

“I support local schools that are accountable to local residents. I congratulate the parents for their action in defending their community’s school.”


John McDonnell MP has tabled EDM 1345 ‘Lewisham Bridge Primary School’in support of the occupation.

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