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Prospect roundtable: blame it on the baby boomers

The minister for universities and science talks about inequality, rebalancing the economy, the fiscal crisis, baby boomers and reforming higher education

By Prospect   October 2010

David Willetts (above) talks with panel members Phillip Blond, Hamish McRae, Ed Howker and Jean Seaton. All photographs by Mark Allan


David Goodhart (chair) is Prospect editor

Phillip Blond is director of the think tank ResPublica and author of “Red Tory: How Left and Right Have Broken Britain and How We Can Fix It” (Faber)

Ed Howker is a journalist and the co-author of “Jilted Generation: How Britain Has Bankrupted Its Youth” (Icon)

Hamish McRae is a financial journalist and an associate editor of the Independent

Jean Seaton is professor of media history at the University of…

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