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Thread #166877   Message #4017879
Posted By: banjoman
08-Nov-19 - 06:37 AM
Thread Name: BS: meritocracy dead in British Politics?
Subject: RE: BS: meritocracy dead in British Politics?
Having suffered the cruelty and forced by a cane or taws wielded by a "Christian Brother" in the 1950's I eventually was challenged by one to a Boxing Match. I won and was beaten for it. Anyway, I know of at least four of my mates who got to university despite all that and ended up as teachers. One is also an ex local councillor and another served as an MP