The Dissolution of the Quangos

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The new government's promise to release the creative talents of those locked into quangos has started with QCDA.  The Secretary of State's letter confirming this is here.  There are two reasons, it seems to me, to applaud this: [i] it frees up schools to be creative in their own right and rediscover the energies and skills to think about curriculum for the benefit of their students; and [ii], as the admirable Henry Hobhouse argues, just as the dissolution of the monasteries, 500 years ago, released energy and talent into the productive economy, so will the demise of the educational quangos.  Now for the TDA ...?

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