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A 'presumption of mistrust'

The new vetting system to protect children and the elderly from potential abusers is still the source of huge controversy. Thousands of you have contacted us with your views, mostly hostile to the scheme. Listeners Graham Bird and Emer Roe, who were among those who emailed, discuss whether every precaution should be taken when it comes to protecting children. AC Grayling, professor of philosophy at Birkbeck College, and Anthony Seldon, headteacher and historian, discuss the relationship between the generations.

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