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21st November 1997, 12:00am

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'The White Paper contains some comforting words, but it remains, at heart, a manifesto for planners. New Labour remains unconvinced by its own rhetoric about choice. They still believe, at heart, that standards will be raised by ministerial guidance'

Stephen Dorrell, Conservative education spokesman, at the Conservative Education Association's fourth R A Butler Memorial Lecture

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