There is no evidence of school plot, says Bradford Council leader

Coun David Green

Coun David Green

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No evidence of a link between Bradford and an alleged plot by Muslim extremists to wrest control of schools in Birmingham has been provided to Bradford Council, according to its leader.

Operation Trojan Horse is the name given to an alleged plot that would see non-Muslim heads hounded out of schools in predominantly Muslim areas of Birmingham, and replaced with fundamentalist teachers.

Letters allegedly sent between people involved were leaked last month and warned that if successful in Birmingham the plan could be rolled out in Bradford and Manchester.

Ofsted has since sent education inspector to one of the schools named in the leaked documents, Park View Academy in Birmingham, but has yet to release any of its findings.

Councillor David Green, leader of Bradford Council, said: “I have not seen any evidence of the link with Bradford, so at the moment I wouldn’t want to make a statement on that issue.”

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10:40am Fri 4 Apr 14

Albion. says...

"Councillor David Green, leader of Bradford Council, said: “I have not seen any evidence of the link with Bradford, so at the moment I wouldn’t want to make a statement on that issue.”


This rather contradicts the headline.
"Councillor David Green, leader of Bradford Council, said: “I have not seen any evidence of the link with Bradford, so at the moment I wouldn’t want to make a statement on that issue.” This rather contradicts the headline. Albion.
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12:25pm Fri 4 Apr 14

The Hoffster says...

(although one has already done that)
(although one has already done that) The Hoffster
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12:26pm Fri 4 Apr 14

The Hoffster says...

{cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
{cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....} The Hoffster
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1:47pm Fri 4 Apr 14

BD16 says...

The Hoffster wrote:
{cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond?

Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.
[quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}[/p][/quote]Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance. BD16
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2:42pm Fri 4 Apr 14

RollandSmoke says...

Question: Where has the name "Operation Trojan Horse" come from? It doesn't sound Islamic so I assume it was the people who have uncovered the alleged plot. What evidence exists of this plot? Are we allowed to know the identities of the accusers? If not why not?
Question: Where has the name "Operation Trojan Horse" come from? It doesn't sound Islamic so I assume it was the people who have uncovered the alleged plot. What evidence exists of this plot? Are we allowed to know the identities of the accusers? If not why not? RollandSmoke
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2:53pm Fri 4 Apr 14

The Hoffster says...

BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
{cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond?

Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.
Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ?

That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.
[quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}[/p][/quote]Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.[/p][/quote]Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS. The Hoffster
  • Score: -8

3:07pm Fri 4 Apr 14

Farsley Bantam says...

The Hoffster wrote:
BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.
Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.
Nice carefully considered, well articulated response. You've addressed all the points made to you and you haven't resorting to name calling. Bravo!
[quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}[/p][/quote]Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.[/p][/quote]Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.[/p][/quote]Nice carefully considered, well articulated response. You've addressed all the points made to you and you haven't resorting to name calling. Bravo! Farsley Bantam
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4:10pm Fri 4 Apr 14

BD16 says...

The Hoffster wrote:
BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
{cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond?

Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.
Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ?

That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.
The whole story is about allegations, that's why I used the word "alleged"

Getting back to my original question, re-worded for your benefit. Would you care to make a comment about vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged may try to take control of Bradford schools?

For the record: I do not, and would not, support or condone the BNP.
[quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}[/p][/quote]Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.[/p][/quote]Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.[/p][/quote]The whole story is about allegations, that's why I used the word "alleged" Getting back to my original question, re-worded for your benefit. Would you care to make a comment about vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged may try to take control of Bradford schools? For the record: I do not, and would not, support or condone the BNP. BD16
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4:40pm Fri 4 Apr 14

The Hoffster says...

Farsley Bantam wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.
Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.
Nice carefully considered, well articulated response. You've addressed all the points made to you and you haven't resorting to name calling. Bravo!
I asked for proof and none was forthcoming.
[quote][p][bold]Farsley Bantam[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}[/p][/quote]Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.[/p][/quote]Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.[/p][/quote]Nice carefully considered, well articulated response. You've addressed all the points made to you and you haven't resorting to name calling. Bravo![/p][/quote]I asked for proof and none was forthcoming. The Hoffster
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4:44pm Fri 4 Apr 14

The Hoffster says...

BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
{cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond?

Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.
Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ?

That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.
The whole story is about allegations, that's why I used the word "alleged"

Getting back to my original question, re-worded for your benefit. Would you care to make a comment about vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged may try to take control of Bradford schools?

For the record: I do not, and would not, support or condone the BNP.
Yes, it's all about allegations; in other words, no evidence to say this is happening in Bradford. If it did, then I'm sure the Authorities would be more than capable of dealing with it.

BTW, whether you're a supporter of the BNP/EDL or not, they'll still love you (for the hatred you have for Muslims).
[quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}[/p][/quote]Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.[/p][/quote]Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.[/p][/quote]The whole story is about allegations, that's why I used the word "alleged" Getting back to my original question, re-worded for your benefit. Would you care to make a comment about vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged may try to take control of Bradford schools? For the record: I do not, and would not, support or condone the BNP.[/p][/quote]Yes, it's all about allegations; in other words, no evidence to say this is happening in Bradford. If it did, then I'm sure the Authorities would be more than capable of dealing with it. BTW, whether you're a supporter of the BNP/EDL or not, they'll still love you (for the hatred you have for Muslims). The Hoffster
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5:00pm Fri 4 Apr 14

BD16 says...

The Hoffster wrote:
BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
{cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond?

Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.
Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ?

That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.
The whole story is about allegations, that's why I used the word "alleged"

Getting back to my original question, re-worded for your benefit. Would you care to make a comment about vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged may try to take control of Bradford schools?

For the record: I do not, and would not, support or condone the BNP.
Yes, it's all about allegations; in other words, no evidence to say this is happening in Bradford. If it did, then I'm sure the Authorities would be more than capable of dealing with it.

BTW, whether you're a supporter of the BNP/EDL or not, they'll still love you (for the hatred you have for Muslims).
I have no hatred for Muslims. I have told you before that I have, and have had, friends who would define themselves as Muslim. There are a lot I don't like but that's because of the type of people they are, not because of the faith they follow. Then again that applies equally to people who would broadly describe themselves as Christian.

I've told you before, you are as racist as anyone on here, you simply will not admit it. I think you've proved that again today by dodging a direct question, mud slinging, and trying to twist people's words.

I won't waste any more of my Friday on you.
[quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}[/p][/quote]Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.[/p][/quote]Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.[/p][/quote]The whole story is about allegations, that's why I used the word "alleged" Getting back to my original question, re-worded for your benefit. Would you care to make a comment about vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged may try to take control of Bradford schools? For the record: I do not, and would not, support or condone the BNP.[/p][/quote]Yes, it's all about allegations; in other words, no evidence to say this is happening in Bradford. If it did, then I'm sure the Authorities would be more than capable of dealing with it. BTW, whether you're a supporter of the BNP/EDL or not, they'll still love you (for the hatred you have for Muslims).[/p][/quote]I have no hatred for Muslims. I have told you before that I have, and have had, friends who would define themselves as Muslim. There are a lot I don't like but that's because of the type of people they are, not because of the faith they follow. Then again that applies equally to people who would broadly describe themselves as Christian. I've told you before, you are as racist as anyone on here, you simply will not admit it. I think you've proved that again today by dodging a direct question, mud slinging, and trying to twist people's words. I won't waste any more of my Friday on you. BD16
  • Score: 5

7:28pm Fri 4 Apr 14

The Hoffster says...

BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
BD16 wrote:
The Hoffster wrote:
{cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}
Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond?

Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.
Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ?

That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.
The whole story is about allegations, that's why I used the word "alleged"

Getting back to my original question, re-worded for your benefit. Would you care to make a comment about vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged may try to take control of Bradford schools?

For the record: I do not, and would not, support or condone the BNP.
Yes, it's all about allegations; in other words, no evidence to say this is happening in Bradford. If it did, then I'm sure the Authorities would be more than capable of dealing with it.

BTW, whether you're a supporter of the BNP/EDL or not, they'll still love you (for the hatred you have for Muslims).
I have no hatred for Muslims. I have told you before that I have, and have had, friends who would define themselves as Muslim. There are a lot I don't like but that's because of the type of people they are, not because of the faith they follow. Then again that applies equally to people who would broadly describe themselves as Christian.

I've told you before, you are as racist as anyone on here, you simply will not admit it. I think you've proved that again today by dodging a direct question, mud slinging, and trying to twist people's words.

I won't waste any more of my Friday on you.
My Faith prohibits me from being racist. I embrace people from all backgrounds, all colours, all creeds (that's providing they're nice people to begin with).

And still waiting for something concrete from yourself to say this is happening in Bradford.

Or if not, then at least have the decency to admit you were wrong.
[quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BD16[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Hoffster[/bold] wrote: {cue vile BNP/EDL Islamophobes entering the thread very soon....}[/p][/quote]Don't you have any comment to make on the vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged are trying to take control of schools in Birmingham and beyond? Go on, here's your chance to stand up for democracy and tolerance.[/p][/quote]Where's you're evidence to say this is so in Bradford ? That's the thing with BNP/EDL-supporting scum; they shout and shout but in the end, they're nothing but full of hot air and BS.[/p][/quote]The whole story is about allegations, that's why I used the word "alleged" Getting back to my original question, re-worded for your benefit. Would you care to make a comment about vile Islamic extremists who it's alleged may try to take control of Bradford schools? For the record: I do not, and would not, support or condone the BNP.[/p][/quote]Yes, it's all about allegations; in other words, no evidence to say this is happening in Bradford. If it did, then I'm sure the Authorities would be more than capable of dealing with it. BTW, whether you're a supporter of the BNP/EDL or not, they'll still love you (for the hatred you have for Muslims).[/p][/quote]I have no hatred for Muslims. I have told you before that I have, and have had, friends who would define themselves as Muslim. There are a lot I don't like but that's because of the type of people they are, not because of the faith they follow. Then again that applies equally to people who would broadly describe themselves as Christian. I've told you before, you are as racist as anyone on here, you simply will not admit it. I think you've proved that again today by dodging a direct question, mud slinging, and trying to twist people's words. I won't waste any more of my Friday on you.[/p][/quote]My Faith prohibits me from being racist. I embrace people from all backgrounds, all colours, all creeds (that's providing they're nice people to begin with). And still waiting for something concrete from yourself to say this is happening in Bradford. Or if not, then at least have the decency to admit you were wrong. The Hoffster
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7:45pm Fri 4 Apr 14

RollandSmoke says...

I'm still waiting for something concrete to prove it's happening anywhere? I still have no idea who said it was?
I'm still waiting for something concrete to prove it's happening anywhere? I still have no idea who said it was? RollandSmoke
  • Score: 1

8:25pm Fri 4 Apr 14

The Hoffster says...

RollandSmoke wrote:
I'm still waiting for something concrete to prove it's happening anywhere? I still have no idea who said it was?
Just the usual, cowardly BNP/EDL-supporting scum.
[quote][p][bold]RollandSmoke[/bold] wrote: I'm still waiting for something concrete to prove it's happening anywhere? I still have no idea who said it was?[/p][/quote]Just the usual, cowardly BNP/EDL-supporting scum. The Hoffster
  • Score: -5

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