All but one of the 20 councils that send the most state-school children to the top universities in England are based in London or the south, according to the analysis by The Times and the Sutton Trust.
An Englishman who played a key role in both the American and French revolutions, if Thomas Paine were alive today, he would recognise in our Parliament the last bastion of the patronage state from which he sailed 240 years ago.
It is a great honour to be invited to deliver this lecture in memory of a great Conservative who helped to shape modern Britain; an especial honour to deliver it under the auspices of the Centre for Policy Studies, the organisation that he founded with Margaret Thatcher to promulgate the new thinking that was so badly needed in our country.
Altrincham and Sale West MP Graham Brady will be joining Elizabeth Truss MP, Parliamentary under Secretary of State for Education and Childcare when she visits Bowdon Church School on Friday 21st March to see their Enterprise Challenge in action.
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