First published: 05 November Reviewing two of the latest reports by social mobility tsar, Alan Milburn and ‘social justice’ champion, Iain Duncan Smith . Alan Milburn’s social mobility report – summary · • Lunchtime summary · • Afternoon summary. Alan Milburn is publishing his report on social mobility. Photograph: Matthew Fearn/PA. am: .. MichaelWhite (@MichaelWhite) May 30, Milburn’s report – the first of three on social mobility commissioned by In , nine out of 10 of those companies were offering vacancies in.

Author: Kazisho Gosida
Country: Russian Federation
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 11 January 2013
Pages: 51
PDF File Size: 13.94 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.22 Mb
ISBN: 638-9-34109-156-5
Downloads: 42976
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Telmaran

I’ll be looking at the report in sociap detail when it is published later. The letter has been signed by 68 chancellors, governors and university presidents, including those representing a number of elite Russell Group institutions, such as Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester, Warwick, Leeds, York, University College London and the London School of Economics.

Milburn will call for employers to follow the example of the last two governments in moving civil service jobs to the regions. Freedom of information requests made by the Financial Times have established that only three out of 17 cars in the Brussels and Washington embassies were built in this country. People are put off going into politics because they do not want to open their private lives to scrutiny, Ken Clarke said today. Here’s an afternoon summary.

I’ll let you know if they do. It was a very macho and sometimes homophobic environment; I felt I had to conform. Home Society and culture Community and society.

Alan Milburn: ‘Threat to new era of social mobility’ | Society | The Guardian

The Cabinet minister said: In relation to job sharing for MPs, the issues the government is concerned about are speaking and voting. There is a real opportunity. We’ll be picking up the pace and keeping the pressure on in the coming months to get more companies flying the flag for fairness as well as looking at what more the government can and should do.


Milburn says across the professions as a whole, “the glass ceiling has been scratched, but not broken”. Milurn the top of the early story from the Press Association on Kenneth Clarke’s evidence to the Leveson inquiry.

The campaigners are hoping that Nick Clegg will back their proposal. As John Plunkett reports, Cable, in his witness statement, said he was told that several Lib Dem colleagues were approached by News Corp representatives “in a way I judged to be inappropriate”.

That is not about to change any time soon. In some cases the legal sector is at the forefront of driving activity aimed at changing access to professional jobs, whether this is through co-ordinated outreach programmes or by introducing socio-economic data collection. The profession itself recognises that the skills which modern doctors require include far greater understanding of the social and economic backgrounds of the people they serve.

In a Mumsnet chat before the general election, he said that job sharing at Westminter would help to get more women into parliament.

Published 30 May He believed would-be MPs were deterred from standing for office by the potential intrusion into their private lives. Written by Nick Harmon, who lived in Brixton, it pointed out that the areas that had rioted had had the greatest amount of local public investment in infrastructure among comparable parts of the UK.

But its progress is too slow. Policy paper Fair access to professional careers: An e-petition on the subject has been launched, the Green MP Caroline Lucas has recorded a YouTube video putting the case for parliamentary job sharing and the Labour MP John McDonnell is planning to present a minute rule bill on the subject.

It is intended thatof the most disadvantaged two-year-olds will receive up to 15 hours a week of free preschool education from Septemberrising toin The short answer is not yet. Alan Milburn is publishing his report on social mobility. It now needs to be matched by action.


Alan Milburn: ‘Threat to new era of social mobility’

We have whole areas of our cities in qlan many of those looked-up to in society commute to the places in which they do their valuable work. It says that in recent years parties have made “some progress” in selecting more women and candidates from ethnic minority backgrounds, but that more needs to be down to attract candidates from poor backgrounds. Here’s an afternoon reading list.

And are set to go on doing so. Vince Cable’s witness statement is now on the Leveson website pdf. Mr Blair visited Mr Cameron’s official country residence mobilihy Chequers last July — a meeting that has previously never been disclosed by Downing Street. Order by newest oldest recommendations. What seems to distinguish journalism from other professions is that interns are substitutes for what in other sectors would be regarded as functions carried out by mainstream paid employees.

You can follow the proceedings on our Leveson live blog.

Alan Milburn publishes social mobility report: Politics live blog | Politics |

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. In my view, we should be working overtime to correct it. Even more worryingly, entry to the law — and therefore the lawyers of the future — is still too socially exclusive. But he stressed that it would take time to make a difference. Journalism, with some honourable exceptions, does not seem to take the issue of fair access seriously.