Riots: cause and consequence

19th August 2011 at 01:00

"Barrister, Tory MP, prime minister" - an Oxbridge hopeful sees prime minister as a career choice ("Room at the top", TES Magazine 12 August). No mention of democracy or meeting the needs of the population, and we wonder why there are problems in the inner cities.

John Pearce, Deputy head, Liverpool.

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