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'Social mobility tsar' Alan Milburn gives evidence to committee

26 November 2015


In the penultimate session of its inquiry into social mobility in the transition from school to work, the House of Lords Select Committee on Social Mobility questions the Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.


Wednesday 2 December, Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 10.35am:

  • The Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission
  • Jack Feintuck, Head of Policy, Social Mobility & Child Poverty Commission

At 11.35am:

  • Professor Ann Hodgson, Professor of Post-Compulsory Education and Co-Director Centre for Post-14 Education and Work, UCL Institute of Education
  • Professor Kevin Orr, School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield

Areas of discussion

In the first session, the Committee examines the work of the Commission in monitoring the progress of government in improving social mobility and holding to account and challenging key institutions in areas such as further education and the professions in the United Kingdom.

In the second session, the Committee explores the policy implications of possible findings of its upcoming report with experts on social mobility in youth transitions.

Further information

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