Gordon Brown calls for end to Scotland's distinct education system
By a Newsnet reporter (16 June 2014)Gordon Brown has come under fire today after calling for Scotland's education to be brought under UK control. The former Prime Minister, who has shoehorned himself into the independence debate front-line, made the call in a speech at Edinburgh University.
The former Labour leader called for an end to Scotland's centuries old education system and for common UK exams and qualifications. Mr Brown claimed most young Scots didn't want to be edcucated in an exclusively Scottish education system but instead wanted it intergated into one which was UK wide.
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