Today Exeter, tomorrow...?

September 15, 2006

Alan Johnson made it to only one conference of Universities UK when he was Higher Education Minister - he moved onwards and upwards to become Work and Pensions Secretary just before his second appearance was due. Might he be hoping that history will repeat itself after this week's speech at UUK's Exeter conference? The Dizzy Thinks blog reports that and three similar internet domain names have all been registered this month, with a possibly temporary smokescreen redirecting visitors to the website of Tim Johnson, Senator for South Dakota. UUK, meanwhile, has been inundated with queries from hacks about Mr Johnson's conference appearance.

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