Journalist (Indy, i, Guardian,Sun Times etc) specialising in security and education. Writing a book about private education: bobbyverkaik@hotmail.co.uk

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The noblesse oblige style of British political and civic life is rooted in our two-tier education system. If you have benefited from a £300,000 primary and secondary education it's very hard not to enter a 'posh' university.  https://twitter.com/jameskirkup/status/965561372384915456 
@francescrook @axrenton Sorry. Vast majority men, maybe all, but figures don’t gender of perpetrators or their victims.
@francescrook @axrenton Mostly boys, but presumably some girls as well. It was an FOI to councils about boarding school abuse complaints.
Child abuse at public schools was supposed to be a scandal buried in the distant past. But figures dug up by @axrenton show that since 2012, 425 people have been accused of sex attacks at UK boarding schools.
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