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David Cameron, Former UK Prime Minister
agrees State-funded faith schoolsI think faith schools are an important part of our system, I support them and I would like if anything to see them grow. I think faith organisations bring often a sort of culture and ethos to a school that can help it improve and I’m a strong supporter personally and politically.
Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury
agrees State-funded faith schoolsWe live in a country where an overarching story, which is the framework for explaining life, has more or less disappeared. We have a world of unguided and competing narratives, where the only common factor is the inviolability of personal choice, which means that for schools that are not of a religious character, confidence in any personal sense of ultimate values has diminished. Utilitarianism ru... See More
Matt Ridley, Journalist, businessman and a Conservative member of the House of Lords.Harmonising standards is good but doing so at the regional level makes no sense. In fintech, in ag-tech, in digital, in biotech – the action is at the global level, where our voice is just 1/28th of a seat. We could be chairing these bodies.
Robert Salisbury, British Conservative politician. Former Leader of the House of LordsBrussels and its institutions are an 'ancien regime' as incapable of adapting to the demands of a world in turmoil … if we vote to stay the EU will exact a terrible revenge for our bloody-mindedness.
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