‘Postcode lottery in social mobility’

The Social Mobility Commission’s says success is often tied to geography – with West Somerset the worst place in Britain for disadvantaged children and Westminster the best area for young people to progress.

The commission’s State of the Nation report states that London and its surrounding areas are pulling away from the rest of the country, while many rural, coastal and former industrial areas are being left behind economically and hollowed out socially.

You can read more here, and the report here.

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