Michael Gove: The England Erasing Scot
Michael Gove, referred to yesterday, is the Scotsman in charge of Education in England.
Sunny Hundal has details of a memo leaked yesterday which lists 30 terms Michael Gove wants to ban at the [English] Department for Education.
One of the changes outlined in the memo is this:
|Pre-11th May 2010||Post-11th May 2010|
|"England will be the best place in the world for children to grow up"||"Make Britain the most family-friendly place in Europe"|
Previously the Labour Party (or rather Ed Balls) had decided to replace the word 'England' with the word 'this'. Now the Tories change the word 'England' to the word 'Britain' (and limit their ambitions to being the best in Europe).
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