Editorial. A Government Totally Adrift

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 50 Number 1 (2008)

Editorial. A Government Totally Adrift
Clyde Chitty pages 3-4
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2008.50.1.3


It is obviously far too early to provide a detailed assessment of the new Brown administration's attitude towards education and social policy. As I write this, the New Labour Government is, in fact in the middle of a period of profound crisis, due largely to the whole issue of illegal financial donations to the Labour Party by proxy. But it is important to emphasise that, notwithstanding all the problems of the past few weeks, the real difficulty with the new Government is tied up with Gordon Brown's own lack of consistency and with the curious and indeed fatal contradictions at the heart of the Brown project. So often Brown says one thing to one audience and something else to another; and this approach leads inevitably to confusion and paralysis.

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Clyde Chitty (2008) Editorial. A Government Totally Adrift, FORUM, 50(1), 3-4. https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2008.50.1.3

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