Category Archives: Education

Fair access?

It seems that Vince has triumphed over Dave over the appointment of the egregious Prof. Ebdon to head up the ‘Office of Fair Access’ (to universities). This office was part of the New Labour flock of quangoes set up to … Continue reading

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On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring!

The other piece of Lib Dem propaganda to appear on Tuesday was a big glossy from the former MP – I say ‘former’ because Parliament is now dissolved and he holds no public office whatever at the moment. Again we … Continue reading

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Have you been checked?

Readers will have gathered from the exchange between self and Martin de Kauwe (see Recent Comments) that I am an ex-teacher. In fact I taught History to secondary age boys and sixth formers of both genders for 32 years all … Continue reading

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Association dinner

Excellent attendance last night at Kingston and Surbiton Conservatives’ annual dinner. Apart from a great meal we were treated to an amusing after dinner speech by Justine Greening MP, just coming to the end of her first term as MP … Continue reading

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Parents petition for new school

There’s a school place shortage in Surbiton. It’s causing considerable concern to parents with children approaching school age. I have had quite a bit of mail on the subject and visits to ward surgeries. Now there’s an e-petition from Helen … Continue reading

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