David Perks
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Boris Johnson wants 'dozens' of free schools in London

Boris Johnson has said he wants "dozens" of free schools set up across London.

Speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, the London mayor revealed he would set up a new organisation to find sites owned by the Greater London Authority to transform into educational establishments.

Marc Ashdown speaks to David Perks, principal designate of the proposed East London Science School, and Francis Gilbert of the Local Schools Network.

  • 09 Oct 2012