Baroness Fookes endorses campaign!
Our first House of Lords support! Baroness Fookes, former Conservative MP, writes to us: ‘I was utterly dismayed to learn of the closure of the Classics and Philosophy Department at Royal Holloway. As a former student of the college I have always been immensely proud of the status of the college as a centre of excellence which includes the Humanities. I can only assume that this drastic measure has been brought about by the necessity for financial stringency. Nonetheless I cannot but deplore the axing of an entire department which has built for itself such a fine scholarly reputation’