Britain’s most powerful people ‘more likely to have attended private school’

Britain’s most influential people are five times more likely to have studied at a private school than the general population, new research suggests.

Only 7% of Brits are privately educated, compared to 39% of those in top positions, according to data from the Sutton Trust.

It says the report, published with the Social Mobility Commission, reveals a pipeline from fee-paying schools through Oxbridge and into top jobs.

The research, released as Old Etonian Boris Johnson...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-06-25 01:47
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