The Mystery Of The BiLingo Website

An Sionnach Fionn

A follow-up on my post yesterday about BiLingo, a website in Wales behind a series of claims alleging that Anglophone children in the majority Welsh-speaking region of Ceredigion were being victimised in local schools. I expressed my scepticism about the allegations, as did many who contributed comments of their own, and concern over the anonymous nature of the website and the person or persons operating it. I also queried who it was exactly that the journalists who reported the story in the right-wing British newspapers were talking to.

However the plot thickens as the BBC comes up with some very interesting news of its own on BiLingo which has now:

“…removed the accusations.

Ceredigion council said they had not received any evidence to suggest any basis for the allegations.

A spokesman said the authority was happy to discuss any parents’ concerns describing schools in the area as “friendly and…

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