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Still a lot to learn

The Mirror

Before the election, Tony Blair said his three priorities would be education, education, education.

He should have discovered by now that can be said another way - teachers, teachers, teachers. You can no more have satisfactory schools without good teachers than you can have an effective health servic without doctors and nurses.

This Government has done quite a lot for the men and women who educate our children and their latest rise is a bit more. But there should be no pretending that it is enough. Though it would be outrageous if industrial action were called because of it.

Saturday, February 3

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