An undercurrent of discontent

5th June 2009 at 01:00

Last week you published letters from Paul Francis and Colin Richards. Your readers deserve some context.

I interviewed Francis for a number of headships in Shropshire in the 1980s. He was unsuccessful. I removed Richards from his post as primary adviser at Ofsted in the 1990s. Neither gentleman has yet, it appears, achieved what I believe is termed "closure".

Chris Woodhead, Chair of Cognita and former chief inspector of schools.

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