On message Down Under

9th June 2006 at 01:00
The Diary is glad to report that Tom Bentley, director of the leftish think-tank Demos and former education adviser to David Blunkett, has landed a plum job in Australia. He will be "executive director for policy and cabinet" in the department of Steve Bracks, Labour Premier of the state of Victoria. Mr Bracks has published a paper setting out five key areas for "A Third Wave of Reform". One is education and training.

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