5342 responses reported on one of the lists. Way to GO, people! Most government consultations don't get anywhere close to that.
The huge response is exactly as it should be as it helps to demonstrate the strength and depth of feeling across the home education community about the damaging nature of Mr Badman's proposals.
Someone commented "He's got large numbers of EHEers all pointing in the same direction. I don't think he likes it, however, 'cos we're all pointing at him!"
Now, we just have to wait and see if Balls dares to worsen his bully-boy image by ignoring us.