Alan Milburn
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

UK institution are 'elite cosy club' - Alan Milburn

The UK's important public institutions look like an "elite cosy club" according to new analysis by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

The commission's chairman Alan Milburn told the BBC that people from a "pretty narrow range of backgrounds" dominated key public positions, and employers needed to recruit from a wider range of schools and universities.

  • 28 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK
Go to next video: UK 'now has seven social classes'