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UK still a 'deeply elitist' country says new report

28 August 2014 Last updated at 14:17 BST

The UK is still a "deeply elitist" country, according to a new report from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

The study found that people who were educated privately and then went to Oxford or Cambridge university hold many of the top positions in public life.

It found that half of the House of Lords, and a third of the cabinet attended private school.

Angus Crawford reports.