Dear Dearing

December 5, 1997

Trouble getting that elusive Christmas present for the person who has everything? Not surprising: Sir Ron Dearing's report has vanished completely from the nation's bookshops. There are plenty of copies, but HMSO has stopped giving the trade discount on them, so retailers cannot afford to stock the thing. Instead, it is available only from the Dearing order line (0181 867 3220) - prices range from Pounds 5 for the summary to Pounds 135 for the full foot-crusher.

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