My recommended reading for today October 22, 2013

by Stephen Tall on October 22, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Carl Minns – Thoughts from Hull: The quote that sums up the ludicrous nature of modern politics “Please tell me again why the public holds all politicians in such low esteem?” + (…)

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Two questions journalists aren’t asking about Nick Clegg’s free schools speech

by Stephen Tall on October 22, 2013

Nick Clegg’s speech on free schools – setting out the policy approved by the Lib Dem conference last March – has ruffled feathers. Apparently he and David Cameron even had lunch yesterday to discuss this ‘bombshell’ announcement (which in fact won’t be made until a speech this Thursday). My view (as I set out here […]