“Alan Bennett is still right – private schools are not fair”

Tony Banks, sports reporter, Daily Express

“Private school pupils may be underrepresented at top universities”

Peter Saunders, professor emeritus of sociology, University of Sussex

“The genetic defence of private schools is filled with fabrications”

Steven J Courtney, Helen M Gunter, and Steven Jones

“So private schools got a massive advantage last week. Here’s what we must urgently do now…”

Francis Green, PEPF co-founder and professor at UCL Institute of Education

“The claim that private school pupils are cleverer is flawed”

Peter Taylor-Gooby, professor of social policy, University of Kent

“The 0.7 per cent problem is much worse than the 7 per cent problem”

Simon Partridge, writer and former boarding school student