• By Laura Whybra
  • Posted on Thursday 16th June, 2016

How disadvantage is inherited

The UK lags behind other EU members on social mobility, scoring lower than countries like Italy and Spain. Results from a study by the Office of National Statistics suggest that this may be the result of both “cycles of poverty” and “cycles of low education.”In the UK, there is a stronger link between the income of parents and that of their children than in many other devel…

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