Jane's addiction to a legacy

18th November 2005 at 00:00
What can Jane Davidson, Wales's effervescent education minister, be thinking of? Her legacy, seems to be the answer. She recently told heads she wanted to be remembered for the introduction of a play-based foundation phase and the Welsh baccalaureate. (Quite right: seems better than the likely legacy of Ruth Kelly.) Chris Howard, head of Lewis Pengam secondary, Caerphilly, said: "I don't know if she's thinking about the top job (first minister Rhodri Morgan steps down in 2007), a change of government, or she's just getting tired like the rest of us."

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