Labour's vision

21st July 1995 at 01:00
In the brave new world of the modern Labour party, a pupil will be able to sit at a screen in any school library and tap into the resources of London's Science Museum, then discuss his or her new-found knowledge with students around the country via computers.

Such is the technological vision in a Labour Party document out this week, Communicating Britain's Future.

Millennium funds from the National Lottery should be used to create a national arts and science collection which would be available on CD-Rom and eventually on-line over computer networks, the document says. This collection would be available, free to every school and public library.

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