Obituary: Professor Alan Thornton

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The Independent Online
Professor Alan Thornton, educationalist, died 16 September, aged 80. Author (with FJ Bayliss) of Adult Education and the Industrial Community (1965), considered a classic in its field. Retired as Professor of Adult Education at Nottingham University in 1977. Worked as an arbitrator in industrial disputes at ACAS 1974-84.