Quotes of the Week
"Once Ofsted gets involved in the school-improvement process then it inspects itself and that would be silly." Sir Michael Wilshaw, soon-to-be chief inspector of Ofsted, ridicules MPs' suggestions that it should improve, not just measure, schools' performance.
"The prospect of the police shooting at unarmed demonstrators . is frankly appalling, un-British and reminiscent of scenes currently being used by murderous dictatorships in the Middle East." Green politician Jenny Jones criticises policing plans for Wednesday's student fees protest.