Richard Madeley got into a heated clash with a guest of Good Morning Britain today as they debated a primary school’s plan to do away with the words mother and father in favor of the term for adult. great
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The TV presenter rowed with a guest on ITV breakfast show today, when she accused Good Morning Britain of ‘misinterpreting the story’ as he ‘respectfully disagrees’ with her on her claims.
Richard and co-host Susanna Reid disputed the recent revelation that four primary schools in Brighton have decided to change the way they call parents mom and dad and instead use the term adult to support ‘non-traditional’ families.
“When staff speak to groups, they use the term adults to refer to children, so they don’t feel they are unusual or excluded in any way. This benefits everyone. , it doesn’t harm anyone at all and once you understand it in that context, it’s really hard to have an opinion against that,” guest Natasha shared on the ITV show.
He replied, “Natasha, out of respect, I don’t think this show got this story wrong.”
Natasha interjected while Richard was speaking, when she said, “You have Richard, you have.”
“I respectfully disagree with you, I don’t think we have. We reported that completely correctly,” he continued, “Agree to differ on that and let me drag you on. about what you just said and your answer.
“What is offensive when a teacher talks to a class of students and uses the terms mom and dad? Just like adults but why ban the words mom and dad?”
“No one forbids mom and dad!” she shouted back.
It comes after it was revealed principals at four primary schools in Brighton have decided to use the words mature instead of mother and father to avoid discrimination against ‘non-traditional’ families.
Carlton Hill Primary School released a vision statement for the school, which said: “We try to talk about our ‘adults’ instead of our ‘mothers and fathers’. to acknowledge the different family groups our students live in.”
A parent told Online email: “It’s very confusing for us adults, never mind the kids. They just don’t understand why the teacher can’t call their mom or dad, mom or dad? I know schools are trying to count. to different types of families students may come from, but most have a parent, regardless of whether they live together or not.
“So why can’t the staff simply give the kids and call their parents; mom or dad?”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/gmbs-richard-madeley-fiery-clash-26287161 GMB's Richard Madeley in a fiery clash with a school visitor who is omitting mom and dad's names