Can there be equality of opportunity while private schools exist?
The Cock and Bull Festival 2015 Summer Sunday Debate, Cock and Bull festival, Sunday 26th 2015
You may have a strong opinion one way or another, you may be unsure. We are really lucky to have a panel of top experts to guide us through the different angles of the argument, and it will be up to you to decide who has been the more convincing on the day.
Chair: Robin Lustig (BBC)
Panel: Sir Anthony Seldon, master of Wellington College and political historian
Tim Jefferis, deputy head of Oswestry School in Shropshire
Henry Stewart, founding member of the Local Schools Network
& Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, University of Oxford
Order of appearance:
0:41-3:20 Robin Lustig (BBC) chairs the debate and introduces it
3:21-8:33 speaking against first: Sir Anthony Seldon, former master of Wellington College, new Vice Chancellor of Buckingham University
8:34-13:50: speaking for first: Henry Stewart founding member of the Local Schools Network and ‘Happy Limited’.
13:51-19:15.speaking against second: Tim Jefferis, deputy head of Oswestry School in Shropshire
19:16- 24:35 speaking for second: Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, University of Oxford.
24:36-1:01:12 Q&A and vote