Fraser Nelson

So much for education, education, education | 29 November 2007

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How well is school literacy doing under Labour? The international PIRLS study shows England has plunged from 3rd to 19th in the league tables between 2001 and 2006 - a staggering dropped exceeded only by Morocco and Romania. This is how well we're preparing for globalisation. Doubling the education budget has not, after all, worked.

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Fraser Nelson is the editor of The Spectator. He is also a columnist with The Daily Telegraph, a member of the advisory board of the Centre for Social Justice and the Centre for Policy Studies.

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