By Sebastian Murphy-bates For Mailonline
Published: 08:54 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 08:54 BST, 16 May 2019
Sir Roger Scruton (pictured) has suggested that getting rid of universities could end what he says is discrimination faced by conservatives
Sir Roger Scruton says that getting rid of left-wing universities could end discrimination he believes conservatives face on some campuses.
The philosopher thinks 'we have completely lost control' of state-sponsored institutions.
The 75-year-old told a London conference on the future of Europe that universities could be founded outside the rubric of state control.
Giving the University of Buckingham as an example, he suggested that private institutions would be preferable.
But he added that scrapping state universities altogether could be another option, The Times reports.
'But there’s the other way forward, which is to get rid of universities