Timely debate

8th June 2001 at 01:00
Finally, the prize for sensitivity goes to the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority after its choice of exam material for key stage 2 English, level 6. As foot-and-mouth ripped through the countryside, pupils wee given an exam paper entirely devoted to the "right to roam" across England's green and disease-ridden land. "There are vast areas where access is forbidden for no good reason," one document protested.

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