In our current economic quagmire, courtesy of Wall Street, it worth noting that Nicholas and Kate are in such dire straits because their father tried to improve the family financial situation by speculating in the market. However, Dickens tells us (and Veloudos reminds us by quoting the passage in a director note that underscores the story contemporary resonance): run of luck went against Mr. Nickleby.
Education secretary Justine Greening visits site of one of Bath’s new primary schoolsEducation secretary Justine Greening visits site of one of Bath’s new primary schools06:00, 1 JUN 2017MP Justine Greening (pictured) visited the site of Bath’s new primary school for the Combe Down area Get Daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailWork is progressing on one of Bath’s new primary schools.The Mulberry Park development on the site of the former Foxhill Ministry of Defence site south of the city centre, has been visited by the education secretary, MP Justine Greening.The Secretary of State for Education used the visit to explain how the school will help the city ensure it has enough school places to cope with demand.The school, which is due to open for the September 2018 intake, is costing million.’Marginal Bath seat could prove vital for Tories in General Election’ Theresa MayMs Greening said: “One of the things that our government wants to deliver on is making sure there is a school place for children growing up in Bath today and that means not just a new primary here in Mulberry Park but others around the city too.”Of course this sits alongside the investment that we have committed to bringing into England, including great cities like Bath, making sure that every year in the next parliament we have an above inflation real terms rise in school funding; a billion pounds a year and up to four billion by the end of the next parliament and of course making sure that we also spread that money more fairly and consistently across pupils in England.Justine Greening and Ben Howlett at the former MOD site”That will mean that there are no losers in our fair funding as it is finally rolled out which is really important for schools.”I want to say a massive thank you to teachers as standards are getting better and across our country now nearly nine out of ten schools are good or outstanding. That’s hundreds of thousands of more children in better quality schools getting a better start. Here in the south west, over 150,000 more pupils in good or outstanding schools compared to 2010.