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BBC News: ‘Deeply elitist UK locks out diversity at top’

Prof Steve West, Chair of University Alliance, features in one of today’s top stories focusing on the controversial findings of a new report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, Elitist Britain?  The report found that the UK is “deeply elitist” according to an analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.

In the BBC News report, Prof West urged a “major rethink of what success looks like in the 21st Century”.

“There is a massive breadth of routes to success and huge diversity of opportunity in the global, technology-rich graduate employment market.”

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