A group of Orthodox protesters have rallied outside the UK Department of Education, accusing an MP’s proposed education bill of being antisemitic and attacking Orthodox education by establishing a register of all school-age children in the country, according to the UK Jewish News.

The protest was in response to Conservative MP Flick Drummond who is proposing greater oversight of children not on the official education rolls. Drummond told parliament on Tuesday that due to not having data, the government has lost track of unregistered children who have “disappeared from the school roll” with some for unknown reasons and others “under the guise of home education.”

The protesters said that Drummond’s proposal to keep track of children not on an official school registry was an attempt to take away the rights of Jewish families to educate their children as they see fit.

However, Drummond said that she supported parental school choice but was concerned that many children are having “home education [that is] not up to standard, and in some cases one which is non-existent.”... Read More: Arutz-7