Gerald Kaufman denounces the Devo Manc deal at public meeting in Levenshulme. Gorton South Councillor Julie Reid warns of “privitisation by the back door” and warns of possible mergers between Greater Manchester Colleges.
At a public meeting in Levenshulme Gerald Kaufman, Labour MP for Gorton, heavily criticised the way the Devolution Manchester (Devo Manc) deal had been forced on the people of Manchester, and warned of its potential adverse effects once the deal begins to bite. Julie Reid, Labour councillor for Gorton South, spoke at the meeting warning of upcoming government reviews of Greater Manchester (GM) Colleges followed by other GM tertiary education establishments. Reid warned that the non-Ofsted reviewers would be considering possibilities for mergers between these institutions.
The people at the meeting, held last Friday evening at the…
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