9 Jun 2022

‘Not all of us want to be prime minister or millionaires’, says new social mobility chief

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

The government says it’s committed to improving opportunities – and it’s appointed a new social mobility chief to take that on.

In her first major speech, Katharine Birbalsingh said it was important to stop fixating on getting low income children into top universities and focus on “small steps up the ladder” instead