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Michael Gove - Confirmed!

Michael Gove is Secretary of State for Education. In 2002 he helped found the think tank Policy Exchange.

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Andrew Solomon
Andrew Solomon - Confirmed!

Andrew Solomon is a writer and activist working on politics, culture & psychology.

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Michael Gove
Michael Gove is Secretary of State for Education.  In 2002 he helped found the think tank Policy Exchange, becoming its first Chairman. Policy Exchange is now Britain’s biggest and most influential centre-right think tank 
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David Baddiel
David Baddiel is an acclaimed writer, presenter, director, producer, author and comedian.  After performing at the first ever comedy arena show, David was credited as turning comedy into “The New Rock’n’Roll”. 
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Christine Blower
Christine Blower is General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union in Europe.  She is also President of the European Trade Union Committee for Education.  
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David Starkey
David Starkey is Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and one of our leading historians. He is Hon D Litt of the Universities of Kent and Lancaster and was made a CBE in 2007. 
“The Festival of Education is the Hay-on-Wye of education”
David Willetts
Minister for Universities and Science
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Michael Wilshaw
Michael Wilshaw is currently Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education and head of Ofsted since January 2012. Previously he was Executive Principal of Mossbourne Community Academy .
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Jonny Mitchell
Star of channel 4 series Educating Yorkshire.  Jonny is the head of Thornhill Community Academy in Dewsbury, a former failing school that has now with his help been rated good by Ofsted and achieved 63% A-C at GCSE level last summer.
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Andrew Solomon
Andrew Solomon is a writer and activist working on politics, culture & psychology. He writes for the New Yorker, Newsweek & the Guardian and is also a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Cornell University & Special Adviser on LGBT Affairs to Yale University.  
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Howard Goodall
Howard Goodall is an EMMY, BRIT and BAFTA award-winning composer of choral music, stage musicals, film and TV scores. He was appointed a CBE in 2011 for services to music education. 

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