23rd December 2005 at 00:00
Mick Brookes: The new leader of the National Association of Headteachers embodies a more belligerent mood among primary heads.

Jacqui Smith: Back for her second stint at the Department for Education and Skills, Ruth Kelly's deputy is a widely respected former teacher.

Conor Ryan: David Blunkett's former spin doctor is now lurking in Downing Street shadows after being appointed as Tony Blair's education adviser.

Al Aynsley-Green: He became England's Children's Commissioner, with a remit to police children protection issues.

David Willetts: He returns to the Opposition education team, this time as shadow minister, despite supporting David Davies in the Conservative leader contest.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now