These include diamond necklaces, a Hermes handbag and the keys to the parents' foreign villa. A head teacher was also singled out by a chauffeur who delivered a case of burgundy in exchange for a tour of the school and an expected place for his child. The Tatler does not make clear whether they are outraged by the blatant bribery or the thought of a mere servant trying to get in to an exclusive school.
The Tatler complains that the gifting culture is becoming increasingly aggressive and manipulative. Personally, I blame Thatcher.