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MUSLIM RE BOYCOTT STEPPED UP

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A boycott of religious lessons by Muslim parents is to spread on Monday when children return from the Easter holida...
A boycott of religious lessons by Muslim parents is to spread on Monday when children return from the Easter holidays, reports The Guardian (p9).

More than 600 pupils in Dewsbury will not attend religions lessons under provisions in the Education Act which allow parental discretion.

A spokesperson for Kirklees MBC, where parents are particularly well organised, said the quarrel was against the Education Act which the council was bound by law to follow.
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