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Social Mobility

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 19th October 2012.

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Photo of Anne McIntosh Anne McIntosh Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what recent progress he has made on the Government's social mobility strategy; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Nick Clegg Nick Clegg The Deputy Prime Minister , Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office), Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Opening Doors. Breaking Barriers: A Strategy for Social Mobility—Update on Progress since April 2011” provided a comprehensive report on the progress the Government are making. This includes action on childcare, the pupil premium, summer schools, the Youth Contract and establishing a new Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission. Further details can be found at:

http://www.dpm.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/content/opening-doors-breaking-barriers-strategy-social-mobility

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