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Technology driving loss of middle class jobs

The British middle class is under threat from advances in technology which could see white collar jobs in areas such as law, medicine and accounting replaced altogether.

Wealth creation is currently concentrated amongst the highest earners and whereas low paid jobs cannot be easily automated, some middle-class jobs can be.

In a report for BBC Newsnight David Cameron's former adviser Rohan Silva argues, the issue has the potential to become the dominant challenge for younger generations.

  • 11 Sep 2013
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