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Clause 1

Part of Education and Skills Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 1:00 pm on 31st January 2008.

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Photo of Oliver Heald Oliver Heald Conservative, North East Hertfordshire 1:00 pm, 31st January 2008

Does my hon. Friend agree that even when one considers a matter of liberty and liberalism, it is still important to consider where the necessary practical accommodations can be made? The balance between what works and liberty is the issue for the Committee and is at the heart of the tension that he has described. That is outlined well in Burke’s speech on conciliation with America.