Black and Asian Muslim children are less likely to get professional jobs, despite doing better at school, according to an official report.
The Social Mobility Commission said it uncovered “stark differences” between how groups progress into work. Some minorities have higher jobless rates, although poorer white boys are least likely to go to university.
Alan Milburn, chair of the Commission, said the British ‘social mobility promise’ was being broken. “British families are told that if their children go to school and work hard, they will be rewarded with good jobs and opportunities. But for many groups this promise is being broken,” says the commission’s report. Read More