NEWS: Why Major should have delivered a good hiding to The Ridings
John Major, in the classic tradition of defensive PR, urges us not to
draw too many conclusions from The Ridings school fiasco in my native
Halifax. This is understandable in a Prime Minister who is seeking re-
election after his party has been in office for nearly 18 years. There
are few hiding places when you have been ordering the nation’s affairs
for nearly two decades.