24th October 1997 at 01:00
''It is up to heads, teachers, local education authorities and politicians to build a new relationship between the private and state sectors.

A relationship based on co-operation and mutual interest.

And one that puts children first.''

Margaret Hodge, MP for Barking and chair of the Commons Select Committee on Education, writing in the Daily Mail

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