Radio interview with Sir Peter Lampl of the Sutton Trust: he argues that we should bring back open access schemes which would open private schools to all pupils... The elites in Britain are dominated by people who went to independent schools. The current system wasted talent, was unfair and economically damaging to the nation. From the BBC Today programme:
MOBILITY - All school places 'should be on merit' - THE SUTTON TRUST
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The High Pay Commission
This is an independent and ongoing inquiry into top pay in the private sector.
It looks at the reasons for the gap between high and low pay in the UK in recent years and why this matters.
WHAT THEY SAID:
High pay of UK executives corrosive, report says BBC
Call to end ‘corrosive’ top pay deals Financial Times
High executive pay ‘corrosive’ to the UK economy, report warns Guardian
Call for watchdog to control soaring executive pay Independent
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High pay of UK executives corrosive, report says
Call to end ‘corrosive’ top pay deals
High executive pay ‘corrosive’ to the UK economy, report warns
Call for watchdog to control soaring executive pay
High Pay Commission: most people believe executive pay ‘out of control’
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6 December 2011
The interview with Richard Lambert of the CBI, raised the issue of 'lobbying' and the privileged access ex-politicians have to Government
when they enter business.
Now SkyNews has uncovered another case:
A leading lobbying company has been secretly taped claiming to be able to directly influence David Cameron and other senior Government figures.
LOBBYING - business influence on government
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