Oxford is about merit: An Open Letter to David Lammy│ Tom Fowdy

Where I come from, it is not uncommon to view institutions like Oxford and Cambridge through the prisms of class stereotyping. Indeed, for a working class, northern city like Sunderland, which has suffered deep injustices and hardships in its modern history, these academic institutions are elitist, snobbish and out of touch enclaves filled with wealthy […]

Career politicians are no bad thing | Adam Forshaw

Two months ago, Theresa May became the United Kingdom’s second female Prime Minister. As the fourth prime minister of the last six to have been educated at the University of Oxford – and a former banker to boot – some would be quick to label her as just another career politician. In the post-war era, […]