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Pig-ugly thinking

watch?v=OVxtQkyd91k I’m reluctant to admit it, but it took me a few days to build up the courage to watch Nick Boles’ planning piece on Wednesday’s Newsnight. In my defence I’d read a great deal of the ensuing coverage, but … Continue reading

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Faster, higher, stronger: Applying the Olympics to educational attainment

If like me you are a Conservative or indeed anywhere to the rightward side of the political continuum you will frequently get irritated by the appropriation of the word “progressive” by those on the left. The implication is that some … Continue reading

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