Opinions from Eton College's alumni

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Jacob Rees-Mogg, British politician

disagrees Soda taxes
The tax system is not there to tell us how to live our lives.
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David Cameron, Former UK Prime Minister

agrees Fracking
I passionately believe that there is big potential for fracking and unconventional gas in Britain, which has some shale reserves that could make a real difference.
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David Cameron, Former UK Prime Minister

I ask the Labour government not to return to retribution and war on drugs. That has been tried and we all know that it does not work.
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David Cameron, Former UK Prime Minister

I 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.
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Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

We 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
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Brent Hoberman, Co-founder lastminute.com and Founders Factory

Some of the most important qualities in an entrepreneur are tenacity, determination and an ability to embrace uncertainty and risk. Business schools can’t teach that.
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Matt Ridley, Journalist, businessman and a Conservative member of the House of Lords.

agrees Brexit
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.
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Robert Salisbury, British Conservative politician. Former Leader of the House of Lords

agrees Brexit
Brussels 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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David Cameron, Former UK Prime Minister

disagrees Brexit
A vote to leave is the gamble of the century
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Boris Johnson,

agrees Brexit
A vote to Remain will be taken in Brussels as a green light for more federalism, and for the erosion of democracy.
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Douglas Murray, Political commentator

agrees Brexit
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Charles Moore, English journalist and newspaper editor

agrees Brexit
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Noel Malcolm, British historian and journalist

agrees Brexit
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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Kwasi Kwarteng, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Henry Bellingham, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Bill Wiggin, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Jacob Rees-Mogg, British politician

agrees Brexit
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Robin Birley, Businessperson

agrees Brexit
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Edwin Bramall, Baron Bramall, British field marshal, chief of general staff, chief of defence staff

disagrees Brexit
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Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, British conservative politician

disagrees Brexit
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John Pawson, British designer

disagrees Brexit
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Jay Jopling, British art dealer

disagrees Brexit
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Edward Hall, English politician

disagrees Brexit
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Dominic West, English film, television, and theatre actor

disagrees Brexit
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Timothy Gowers, British mathematician

disagrees Brexit
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Ewan Birney, English biologist and bioinformatician

disagrees Brexit
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Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

disagrees Brexit
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Ferdinand Mount, British writer

disagrees Brexit
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Bear Grylls, Chief scout, adventurer, author

disagrees Brexit
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Andrew Selous, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Nick Hurd, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Rory Stewart, British politician, academic, author, diplomat and documentary maker

disagrees Brexit
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Jo Johnson, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Nicholas Soames, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Richard Graham, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Hugo Swire, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Oliver Letwin, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Rupert Soames, British businessman

disagrees Brexit
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Alan Clark, British politician

disagrees Brexit
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Sam Laidlaw, British businessman

disagrees Brexit
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Brent Hoberman, British businessman

disagrees Brexit
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Stuart Wheeler, Businessman and politician. Former UKIP treasurer.

agrees Brexit
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Stephen Wolfram, CEO of Wolfram Research. Mathematica. Wolfram Alpha. Author of the book A New Kind of Science.

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Lord Sainsbury of Turville, Businessperson, politician and philanthropist.

disagrees Brexit
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Charles Shaughnessy, British actor and baron

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Stephen Wolfram, CEO of Wolfram Research. Mathematica. Wolfram Alpha. Author of the book A New Kind of Science.

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Stephen Wolfram, CEO of Wolfram Research. Mathematica. Wolfram Alpha. Author of the book A New Kind of Science.

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Stephen Wolfram, CEO of Wolfram Research. Mathematica. Wolfram Alpha. Author of the book A New Kind of Science.

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