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Artist or CreatorMartin Rowson
Title or CaptionBritish Values latest
Extent1 item
Published byThe Guardian
Date21 Jun 2014
FormatDigital
Embedded text or transcriptIs Watching You
This heavy-handed sarcasm is operated by Serco, Capita &G4S - Keep Out! Kerching.
Universal Credit
Assessment
Food Bank
D
Person DepictedMiliband; Ed (Edward Samuel) (1969-)
Gove; Michael (1967-)
Duncan Smith; (George) Iain (1954-)
Implied textFur cup
Books: "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell. The people of Oceania, a totalitarian state are consantly under surveillance and are reminded of this by Big Brother on telescreens repeating the phrase "Big Brother is watching you"
Companies: Serco Group plc is a British government services company based. It provides public and private transport, traffic control, aviation, military and nuclear weapons contracts, detention centres and prisons and schools. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Companies: G4S plc, formerly Group 4 Securicor, is a British multinational security services company. It is the world's largest security company measured by revenues and has operations in around 125 countries.
NotesNews: 20 June: "Community leaders warned last night that some Muslims could be effectively barred from becoming trustees or governors of new academies and free schools under rules introduced by the education secretary, Michael Gove, in response to the "Trojan horse" controversy. The Department for Education has inserted new clauses into the model funding agreement for academies stipulating that its governors should demonstrate "fundamental British values", and giving the secretary of state powers to close schools if they do not comply. The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said that the new rule would make it very difficult to become a school governor if conservative Muslim beliefs were deemed to be incompatible with "British values", and that it put too much power in the secretary of state's hands to define those values. The document gives for the first time the education department's written definition of the "British values" that Gove said all schools should be promoting in the wake of the row over allegations of Muslim extremism in Birmingham schools. It says that schools must promote British values of respect for the law, democracy, equality and tolerance of different faiths and religious and other beliefs. ... " Richard Adams, The Guardian
SubjectsLabour Party
Secretary of State for Education
government policy
supplementary benefits
poverty
commercial companies
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