Schools exposed

4th May 2001 at 01:00
It is a long way from class warfare to entrepreneur, but Derek Hatton was never one to be typecasted. The firebrand Liverpool Militant leader of the 1980s now earns a six-figure sum for lending his motormouth to TalkSport radio ("I love Degsy... especialy in the morning"). His latest wheeze is - a website giving league table info on all schools. Son Ben Hatton, a smooth-talking chip off the old block, came up with the idea and Derek and a few mates have found pound;200,000 to bankroll it.

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