It's that toxic culture of low expectations - that lack of ambition for every child - which has held our country back... Michael Gove and I are not waiting for an outbreak of sanity in the headquarters of the NUT or an embrace of aspiration in the higher reaches of Labour before we act. Because our children cannot wait. So, when people say we should slow down our education reforms - so adults can adjust to them, I say no, I want more free schools, more Academies, more rigorous exams in every school.
ITV News got instant reaction to David Cameron's speech from voters in Corby where a by-election is due to be held in November.
The Prime Minister said the power of enterprise and aspiration would help overcome the economic crisis.
Emphasising there's nothing complicated about him, the Prime Minister will stress how compassion is a key part of his philosophy for the UK.