Social mobility under the coalition government: have the life chances of the poorest children improved?

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Release date: 1/3/2015

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The coalition government has consistently emphasised greater social mobility as one of its central goals. But its attempts to improve life chances for disadvantaged children have been undermined by tax-benefit reforms that have reduced family incomes, and by cuts to services for pre-school children, say Kitty Stewart and Ruth Lupton.

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TitleSocial mobility under the coalition government: have the life chances of the poorest children improved?
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date1/03/15
URLblogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/social-mobility-under-the-coalition-government-have-the-life-chances-of-the-poorest-children-improved/
PersonsRuth Lupton