Bradford to lead privatisation

21st April 2000 at 01:00
BRADFORD is set to embark on the biggest privatisation of school services yet attempted in this country. The Labour-controlled council's bid to bring in the private sector dwarfs privatisations already under way in Islington, Hackney and Waltham Forest. The West Yorkshire authority, with200 schools, is more than twice the size of any of the London pioneers. Its proposal - being voted on as The TES went to press - comes just weeks before the Office for Standards in Education is expected to criticise the way in which many of Bradford's school services are run.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today