How a narrow Oxbridge elite still dominates UK public life: More than 75% of senior judges and half the cabinet attended university  | Mail Online

Keble College Chapel as viewed across the quad...

Keble College Chapel as viewed across the quadrangle in Oxford, England. Taken by myself with a Canon 5D and 17-40mm f/4L lens. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is a must read article from the Mail. Check it out!

via How a narrow Oxbridge elite still dominates UK public life: More than 75% of senior judges and half the cabinet attended university  | Mail Online.

Privilege and nepotism are alive and well.

Under David Cameron, the wealthy have made enormous gains but the middle and working classes have struggled.

This is against the background of the UK being Europe’s biggest importer of teachers, doctors, nurses, physios and dentists.

Let me turn this to an open question:

Surely, a large part of the problem is the poor standard of the UK state-education and the strangle-hold of the teaching profession?

Any thoughts?

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