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Goodison, Nicholas (21 of 46) National Life Stories: City Lives

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    Banking; Stockbroking

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    City Lives

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    Interviewee's home, London

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    Goodison, Nicholas (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 21 (tape 13 side A): Reform of House of Lords and Proportional Representation. Voted Conservative in last election; family doesn’t discuss how they vote. Hopes for future re politics. Can imagine voting for another party but has always voted Conservative in general elections; nearly voted Labour last time. NG member of Judge Institute Advisory Council. Learning for Life, the Goodison Group. Ron Dearing, Michael Heron, Geoffrey Holland, Bob Fryer. Brian Stephens, Banking Information Services; Further details of BS. David Blunkett. Theme of motivation. Seminars on aspects of lifelong learning, published and circulated findings. Goodison Group included people from industry and Dept of Education. Conference at Guildhall. Network of approx 140 institutions in educational world; seminars encouraged them to meet one another. Dept of Education and other national institutions asked for Goodison Group to continue, details. Definition lifelong learning; impact on trade of illiteracy and lack of skills. Time NG devotes to Goodison Group. Brian Stephens. Royal Commission on Longterm Care.

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    Interview with Sir Nicholas Goodison, Chairman of the Stock Exchange (1976–1988) the TSB Group (1989–1995), the Courtauld Institute of Art, (1982–2002), the National Art Collections Fund (1986–2002), and National Life Stories (2003–).

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    Sir Nicholas Goodison interviewed by Cathy Courtney: full interview transcript

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