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Sex education in Scotland needs improvement

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is out to end Scottish educational inequality. She has proposed compulsory qualifications for head teachers, instated a commission aiming to widen access to higher education, and has created a £100 million Attainment Scotland Fund to clamp down on the widening gulf in achievement between privileged and deprived pupils. Stating that she […]

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James Blunt is a beneficiary of immense privilege

“Classist gimp”, and “prejudiced wazzock”. Such are the insults levelled by James Blunt at MP Chris Bryant, for daring to suggest that the entertainment industry is disproportionately dominated by people from wealthier backgrounds. In his letter, Blunt frantically denies that he has been the beneficiary of social privilege; instead, he insists, his background worked against […]