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The Cabinet of Barking and Dagenham Council voted yesterday to rescind their recent decision to incorporate a community school into a Voluntary Aided Church of England school against the wishes of both schools, a decision that the British Humanist Association (BHA) and others had claimed was unlawful. The BHA has welcomed the decision, having been in the early stages of working with local residents to take legal action against the merger.
BHA: Dagenham Council votes for community school to merge into Church school – against both schools’ wishes
Barking and Dagenham Council voted yesterday in favour of plans to incorporate a community school into a Voluntary Aided Church of England school – despite both schools coming out against the proposals. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has condemned the decision as an example of a Council riding roughshod over the consultation process.
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