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Although just 7% of the population attend independent fee-paying schools, the survey reveals that almost three quarters (71%) of top military officers were educated privately, with 12% having been taught in comprehensive schools.
In the field of law, 74% of top judges working in the high court and appeals court were privately educated, while in journalism, more than half (51%) of leading print journalists went to independent schools, with one in five having attended comprehensive schools, which currently educate 88% of the population.
originally posted by: TheTory
a reply to: Kester
Maybe private school offers a better education than the public schools, leading to a higher likelihood that one will achieve positions of power.
Her story is appalling
originally posted by: SprocketUK
I don't think you can blame military personnel, officers or other ranks, for our participation in wars.
They go where they are sent.
How do we ensure all revenge attacks for recent war crimes are directed towards the predominantly privately educated people responsible?