I must be going

5th May 2000 at 01:00
AWAY from the heady world of the Easter conferences, and news of a Freudian nature from the race to run the new Learning and Skills Council.

David Melville had been hoping to jump straight from one hot seat into another when the LSC replaces the Further Education Funding Council, where h's chief executive.

Unfortunately, observers don't credit him with much chance, and now it seems David has subconsciously accepted that his days in FE are numbered.

How else to explain his recent letter to colleges about "exiting opportunities" ahead? This way out, David.

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