New minister's juggling skills

27th May 2005 at 01:00
So Phil Hope, the new skills minister, used to be a juggler. Is this good news for FE? My dictionary gives mixed signals, describing the artform's practitioners thus: A "type of clown" who "can keep a number of balls in the air at one time", or "keep several activities in progress", or, more worryingly, "can manipulate facts so as to give a false picture".

We'll have to wait and see.

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