2017/18 Inquiry - the 'regional attainment gap'

The APPG on Social Mobility was formed in 2011 to “discuss and promote the cause of social mobility; to raise issues of concern and help inform policy makers and opinion formers.”   We seek to investigate the challenges for policymakers to ensure life chances are not limited by background.

Following the successful inquiry into the barriers facing young people from disadvantaged backgrounds accessing the top professions, the APPG launched its 2017/18 inquiry in November 2017.  This time, the APPG is looking at the gap in attainment between pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds and those from more affluent backgrounds and why this gap is more pronounced in different parts of the country.

For more information, please contact Julie Spencer, (spencerj@parliament.uk) PA to Justin Madders MP, Chair Social Mobility APPG.