PRIVATE TUITION FOR PRIME MINISTER'S SONS
Tony Blair was accused of hypocrisy last night after it was reported that his two eldest sons had been receiving private tuition from masters at a leading public school. Opposition politicians claimed that he was showing an astonishing 'lack of confidence' in the state education system, reports The Telegraph.
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CAPITA DENIES POSSIBILITY OF LEGAL ACTION FOR FAILURE IN GOVERNMENT CONTRACT
Support services company Capita yesterday denied it faced possible legal action over a£400m government contract but saw its shares slump by as much as 13 per cent in a jittery market. The firm, which processes criminal checks and other applications for the criminal records bureau, admitted it has failed to meet efficiency targets demanded by the home office, reports The Telegraph (p36).