UK: Chancellor gives books to pupils

GSO writes “Some inside knowledge not in this BBC report — the scheme involves giving every child who enters primary and secondary school next year a free book token.
And he also pledged to raise adult skills levels in the UK, saying 90% of adults should have qualifications equivalent of five good GCSEs by 2020.

The chancellor promised to raise capital investment in schools but the Conservatives accused him of “reheated spin”.