Let us pause for a moment and raise a glass to Maureen, a Christian school governor in Brent, north London.
Maureen has held this role for nearly 30 years and apparently conducted herself with distinction. In those three decades, she has helped to shape the school curriculum, been instrumental in formulating health and safety policies, assisted in the introduction of better-disabled access and acted as a role model for African-Caribbean children. And now let Maureen tell in her own words what has happened to her at a school governors’ meeting in May: “I raised that the introduction of LGBT books and Pride Month into the school had not been mentioned before at any previous meetings. I said that parents had not been consulted and that there would be parents with children from religious backgrounds who would […]