Research and analysis

Elitist Britain 2019

Detailed analysis of the educational background of business, political, media and public sector leaders in the UK.

Documents

Elitist Britain 2019

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Elitist Britain 2019: summary

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Details

This report is an update to Elitist Britain 2014. It explored the educational background of leading figures across 9 broad areas:

  • politics
  • business
  • the media
  • Whitehall
  • public bodies
  • public servants
  • local government
  • the creative industries
  • women and sport

The report also makes recommendations on how to improve social diversity through the education system and employment practices.

Published 24 June 2019