The Great Parenting Debate with Toby Young and Tom Hodgkinson

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Which are you? Honestly? Tom Hodgkinson knows which he is – he wrote The Idle Parent – and Toby Young – author of What Every Parent Should Know – is so sure that he co-founded the West London Free School so he would be able to send his children to a pushy school.
 
Come and see these two battle out this modern obsession with parenting and decide whose corner you are in. Chaired by ITV newsreader Mary Nightingale
 
About Toby Young
: Toby Young is the chief executive of the West London Free School Academy Trust and the editor of Spectator Life. His books include How to Lose Friends & Alienate People, How to Set Up a Free School and What Every Parent Needs to Know. He is a Fulbright Commissioner and a visiting fellow of the University of Buckingham.
 
About Tom Hodgskinson: Tom Hodgkinson is editor of the Idler magazine which he co-founded in 1993. He is the author of How to be Idle, How to be Free, The Idle Parent, Brave Old World and The Ukulele Handbook. In 2011, he and partner Victoria started a school for adults, The Idler Academy.This event will be followed by a book signing by each author.
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