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PM & CABINET / POLITICAL PARTIES: May pushes for expansion of grammar schools

Make no mistake about this policy - the Tories are utterly divided. In some ways approving new grammar schools harks back to the Thatcherite belief, and indeed the traditional Conservative idea, of hierarchy. Yet many moderate Tories believe the Conservatives risk leaving those who fail the 11+ behind, abrogating Disraeli's belief that the rich have responsibility for the poor and hindering the possibility of creating One Nation. 

DEMOCRACY: Electoral Commission investigates Leave and Remain campaign spending

PARLIAMENT/PM & CABINET: Chancellor abandons rise in NICs