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Headteacher weighs in on Daily Mail vs Miliband debate

The headteacher of a leading private school has added his voice to the row over the Daily Mail's attack on Labour leader Ed Miliband's late father.

Anthony Seldon, master of Wellington College, told the Observer: "If the Mail speaks for Britain, it is not a Britain I want to be part of."

"It sets a very bad example to young people to belittle someone who is dead. I think it is nasty, it lacks taste and decency ...

"Everything that I value and try to get across to young people here, this seems to cut across. It is antithetical to everything I try to teach our pupils.

"The constant trashing of people for the sake of selling newspapers is demeaning and destructive of trust."

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