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David Puttnam

Leadership, engagement and trust with Lord Puttnam

Leadership, engagement and trust with Lord Puttnam

21 April, 2015

Lord David Puttnam 

Over 140 joined a cosy and intimate room at BAFTA to hear from Lord David Puttnam.

'The tasks you set yourself cannot be achieved in a single lifetime', he started out saying. With a rallying call to action he spoke eloquently and passionately about how democracy is not a spectator sport. He argued that he felt we have returned to the levels of inequality last felt in 1914, which is a sad state of affairs to be in.

Speaking at length about trust, he said democracy is about passing on a public trust. 'Our tabloid papers carry about as much news as Tit Bits paper [when I was growing up] and are about as reliable.'


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