The designer and sculptor talks Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex, French cuisine, and advice from Eduardo Paolozzi.
Under a Fair Access Scheme, private schools would select a proportion of state-funded pupils according to government criteria.
The £10,000 prize for “fiction at its most novel” is also now open to authors of any nationality, provided they have been resident in the UK or Republic of Ireland for a minimum of three years.
A selection of the best letters received from our readers this week. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your thoughts voiced in the New Statesman magazine.
The broadcaster talks Killing Eve, Shirley Williams, and Stop Drifting, Start Rowing by Roz Savage.
As a consequence of Brexit, the UK faces the prospect not merely of an independent Scotland but also a united Ireland.