In June 2012 James Tooley was invited to speak at a seminar in the House of Commons organised by the National Skills Forum and the Associate Parliamentary Skills Group on the subject of teh profit motive in education.  The other speakers at the seminar included:

• Fraser Nelson, Editor of the Spectator

• Pat Glass MP, Member of the Education Select Committee

• Janet Murray, education journalist for the Guardian

Prior to the seminar, the following report was published:

Profit in education; where we are now – An overview of policies and controversies from around the world, Helena See, May 2012

An overview of the discussions which took place can also be found in the following report:

Education as a commodity: Buying, selling, and making money out of education and skills, June 2012