» Friday, October 20, 2006


Asked if there would be a Government policy to ban the wearing of veils in schools the PMOS replied that as mentioned before the wearing of veils was a personal matter however it was symptomatic of a broader debate about separation and integration and that this debate would continue.

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  1. I was sat with my 9 year old son watching the news about the veil issue. I asked him (without any prompting from me) if he would like her to teach his class. He told me no, when asked why he said because I wont know who it is and I dont think I could trust her. That aside, there was news of a muslim school in Leicester requiring non muslim girls to wear veils if they attended the school. That being the case and Christian children being required to respect the wishes of a muslims schools uniform requirements why is the same not applicable to a muslim woman working in a Church of England school? Double standards I think.

    Comment by Mark Redden — 21 Oct 2006 on 12:39 am | Link

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