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Terry LeahyThe chief executive of  Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy  has attacked the government’s woeful standards of attainment in education despite massive investment by Labour.

“Sadly, despite all the money that has been spent, standards are still woefully low in too many schools,”

Sir Terry Leahy Chief Executive of Tesco


The government paint a different picture:

“Standards have never been higher in our secondary schools. The vast majority of people working in education are on the front line, teaching in our schools,” a spokesman for the Department for Children, Schools and Families said.

“There are several non-departmental bodies, but it’s clearly right and proper that issues such as exam standards are regulated by an independent body.”


Who do you believe?