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  • Geoffrey Howe: The last thing we need is more party politicians
    Tuesday, 12 November 2002

    If the answer to the question is more elected politicians, then you are asking the wrong question.That harsh judgement (from a former Prime Minister, John Major) is steadily gaining support, if one is to judge by the slumping unpopularity of the ...

  • Charles Clarke: New freedoms for schools
    Tuesday, 12 November 2002

    It is important to give teachers the space to develop their teaching and learning strategies around every child. Inspection should be proportionate to success and focused more on outcomes, less on process. We should benchmark schools against best...

  • Our Man In Paris: One giant suburb
    Monday, 11 November 2002

    There are now 2 million weekend homes or maison secondaires in the French countryside and fewer than 700,000 farms. I imagine that the imbalance in Britain is even greater. It seems to me that most of Britain, or England at least, has become one larg...

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