Monday, June 23, 2008


The Telegraph says, "Gordon Brown will today blame Margaret Thatcher for Britain's low rates of social mobility and accuse the former Conservative Prime Minister of creating a lost generation by "denying many children the chance to progress".

The social mobility reduced by Maggie was her support for comprehensive secondary schools when Education Secretary. Grammar schools gave a meritocratic pursuit of excellence. Comprehensives are the nurseries of mediocrity.

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