Stuck in the middle

March 20, 1998

Though it went largely unmentioned publicly at last weekend's Liberal Democrat spring assembly, the decision to drop the party's recommital motion while the Teaching and Higher Education Bill was in the Lords was causing rumbles. Innocent victim in all of this is education spokesman Lord Tope. He has come under fire in some quarters for doing the deed - rather unfair really, as he did so with great reluctance under orders from party high command after desperadoes from the government had taken electoral reform plans hostage and threatened to consign them to the legislative oubliette.

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments


Featured jobs