London Lite Friday, 6 November 2009 17 eMMA THOMPSON IN ASTONISHING ATTACK ON STUDeNTS Nick Griffin would be happy at your uni... by kevin widdop Party leader: BNP boss Nick Griffin Inbrief Paddling ban on school trips CHILDREN must not be allowed to go paddling on school trips unless teachers have conducted a thorough risk assessment first, the Government said today. Ministers published new guidelines on school trips to the countryside amid concern that health and safety fears were putting teachers off. Insolvencies hit 35,000 record THE number of people declared insolvent in England and Wales hit a new high during the third quarter of the year, official figures showed today. A total of 35,242 people became insolvent in the three months to the end of September, while the number of company liquidations stood at 4,536. Parentschoice onabusekids A juDGE today confirmed that Plymouth paedophile Vanessa George has named some of her victims -- and gave parents the choice of whether they want to know who she abused. George, 39, and her accomplices, Angela Allen, 39, and Colin Blanchard, 38 await sentence at Bristol Crown Court. EMMA ThoMpson today attacked a leading university for not having enough ethnic minority students and said the Bnp would love it there. The 50-year-old oscar-winning actress made her comments about Exeter University in Devon after claiming that her Rwandan-born adopted son, T i n d y e b w a A g a b a , suffered racist abuse dur- ing his studies there. Visiting the uni to host a lecture promoting racial equality, she told students that the far-Right partys leader nick Griffin would feel very comfortable there, and said the institution must work harder to help make the south-West more diverse. Ms Thompson and her actor husband Greg Wise adopted former child soldier Tindyebwa, known as Tindy, in 2003 after he fled geno- cide in Rwanda. now 22, he read a politics degree at Exeter and achieved a 2.1, but his mother says he suffered a rough time with unpleasant experiences because he is black. The star, who was visiting the uni- versity with Tindy and the actor and writer Kwame Kwei-Armah, urged staff and students to be more tolerant and told them: Its up to you. one member of the audience raised the issue of the Bnp and comments by nick Griffin that London was no longer a British city. Ms Thompson replied: hed love Exeter, he would feel very comfortable here. she added: Its depressing when people think nothing is being done about it. Tindy had his experience and now were having a big week of educational events to try and help it. please understand youre already engaged, give yourself small goals. University spokesman stuart Franklin said: Racism is a sad reality of British life. We would be naive to think racism did not affect some of the 18,000 people on campuses in Exeter. Rough time: Thompson and Greg Wise with adopted son Tindy H index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html