Top jobs still dominated by privately educated, study finds

Sebastian Mann from the Evening Standard discusses new research published by the Sutton Trust.

According to a recent report published by the Sutton Trust, privately educated students continue to dominate Oxbridge intakes, government, the media and other elite professions. This means that young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are less likely to land influential and financially lucrative roles. The findings indicate that a child’s changes of reaching the top in British life depend heavily on their school and family contacts rather than their ability and attainment.

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