Face of the day


Every child, regardless of how wealthy their parents are, what language they speak or their ability to disability, has a right to a world-class education,?

[…] Today, we shift the focus of government from electoral cycles to generational ones. Now, you could say I have a rather more personal reason for doing that, because in 15 or 20 or 30 years’ time, I want my child to look back on the history books and judge me and this government favourably, rather than deciding to change their name.[…]

This is from a prime minister whose government earlier in the week announced the closure of eleven superb partnership schools.