On Thursday 23 March MPs debated and approved a motion on the Social Mobility Commission State of the Nation report in the House of Commons.
, Nicky Morgan
and Nick Clegg
led and opened the debate.
Watch the debate and read the transcript
The House of Commons Library has produced a briefing paper for this debate which includes more information on the topics it covered.
Motion debated and approved
"That this House notes the contents and recommendations of the annual State of the Nation report from the Social Mobility Commission; notes that despite welcome measures by successive governments to improve social mobility the Commission warns that social mobility is getting worse, the reasons for which are deep seated and multi-faceted; and calls on the Government to lead a renewed approach in the early years, in education, skills and housing, to improve social mobility."
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