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The prime minister has tasked her education secretary with drawing up plans for new grammar schools to open in England, Kit Malthouse has revealed.

Speaking to the Yorkshire Post during a college visit yesterday, Malthouse said Liz Truss had “made clear during the leadership election that she wanted to see work on grammar schools, fundamentally, because there is a desire from parents in some parts of the country to have them.

“We’re about parental choice. Everybody needs to be able to make a choice for their kids. And so looking at that policy seriously and looking at areas that want to have it, or indeed, grammar schools that want to expand is something that she’s definitely asked us to do.”

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