“People of my age will be enraged by this. I certainly was. I did very badly in my A-levels because I suffered, back then, from debilitating hay fever.
“And because I did no revision. But mainly because I’d been expelled 10 weeks before the exams began and already had a job.
“But, whatever, I did very badly and it never occurred to me that if I applied a bit of light pressure, James Callaghan would give me three As, “ he added.
However, Jeremy also believes that it isn’t all bad that Generation Z can live in an instantly gratuitous world.