BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18:  Minister of State for the Department for Education Sarah Teather speaks during the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference at the International Convention Centre (ICC) on September 18, 2011 in Birmingham, England. Sarah Teather spoke about the government's social mobility policies and the influence that the Liberal Democrats have had, on day two of the five-day Autumn conference at the ICC in Birmingham.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)