Give em ell

17th March 2000 at 00:00
Labour dispensed with its leader's triple "e" mantra at its Scottish conference last weekend and substituted "education, enterprise and lifelong learning" instead.

So a debate expected to be about education turned into one on the economy, the economy, the conomy. This did not best please some education observers who had given up a perfectly good Sunday morning - at a new Labour cost of pound;50, if you please.

Worse still, their conference credentials reduced them to the ranks of "commercial visitor".


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