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State of the nation 2018-19: social mobility in Great Britain

 

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State of the nation 2018-19: social mobility in Great Britain

This report assesses the progress that Great Britain has made towards improving social mobility.

It highlights that inequality is entrenched in Britain, from birth to work and discusses the links between poverty and health. It also finds that being born privileged means you are likely to remain privileged, while being born disadvantaged means you may have to overcome barriers to improve you and your children’s social mobility. It concludes that urgent action needs to be taken to help close the privilege gap. More....