Sunday 27 November 2011 9.36am
Waiting for BH at 9am on Radio 4 this morning I caught Point of View at 8:50am and the mention of Simon Hughes
caught my ear.
Professor Mary Beard criticises Simon Hughes
for suggesting interviews for entry to Oxford should be taken out of the hands of academics and instead be conducted by professionals. She was clearly irritated by the views of Mr Hughes as she mentioned him directly and indirectly several times.
"Just for the record Mr Hughes we do have interview training."
Mind you some of the questions posed to students seemed a bit odd.
Q. How do you know California exists if you've never seen it.
Q. Would you rather be a banana or an apple.