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MPs call for urgent action from Government to close ‘stark’ North-South gap in GCSE results

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Last updated on 9 May 2018
MPs have called on the government to take urgent action to narrow the “stark” attainment gap between young people in the north of England and those living in the rest of the country.  Tory MP Robert Halfon, chair of education select committee, has written to education secretary Damian Hinds to ask what he plans to do to improve the quality of education in the North.