Clear thought about access lost in row (4 of 4)

March 1, 2012

Mike Goldstein's extravagant encomium for Les Ebdon misses the point (Letters, 23 February). Ebdon is on record as advocating that some students should be admitted to universities by having their A-level grades artificially boosted in order to fulfil a social agenda. That Goldstein, a former vice-chancellor, should apparently find nothing untoward in this is truly shocking.

Geoffrey Alderman, University of Buckingham

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