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George Pell defends compensation scheme as ‘ahead of the curve’

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Nicky Morgan has given birth to a child so, obviously, she can solve childcare

The new education secretary will need more than motherhood and the ability to multitask in order to fulfil her early years responsibility

There is a mother down at the Department for Education, and the Conservatives are desperate for you to know it.

During her first parliamentary questions session, the new education secretary, Nicky Morgan (pictured right), was asked for her opinion on school holidays. This shouldn’t be unusual, given that Morgan is now the most powerful person in English education. But it wasn’t about her policy understanding, or her considerable influence, or the fact that she is now a senior member of the country’s government. No. Conservative MP Maria Miller asked about Morgan’s views “as a fellow working mum”.

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Nicky Morgan has given birth to a child so, obviously, she can solve childcare

The new education secretary will need more than motherhood and the ability to multitask in order to fulfil her early years responsibility

There is a mother down at the Department for Education, and the Conservatives are desperate for you to know it.

During her first parliamentary questions session, the new education secretary, Nicky Morgan (pictured right), was asked for her opinion on school holidays. This shouldn’t be unusual, given that Morgan is now the most powerful person in English education. But it wasn’t about her policy understanding, or her considerable influence, or the fact that she is now a senior member of the country’s government. No. Conservative MP Maria Miller asked about Morgan’s views “as a fellow working mum”.

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Age ratings for online content mean little without financial penalties

David Cameron’s limp effort on age restrictions needs something broader than what he has announced for YouTube

David Cameron is right about this: it’s hard to bring up children in the internet age, when the web scoffs at the idea of “boundaries” whether national or age-related. When it comes to YouTube, you have two choices as a parent: sit alongside your kid for every minute that they’re on the site, or trust that YouTube’s system for “related content” won’t take them down some byway where they’ll encounter something that isn’t even vaguely appropriate.

In YouTube’s world, humans only have three ages: under 13; between 13 and 18; over 18. The first group doesn’t formally exist, because US law doesn’t let internet companies sell or collect information about under-13s. They are not allowed a YouTube account.

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