Ministers requested that the Social Mobility & Child Poverty Commission report on what key players beyond central government can do to reduce child poverty and increase social mobility. This briefing:
- Sets out the Commission’s recommendations for key players beyond government;
- Provides supporting evidence, with reference to the Commission’s 2014 State of the Nation report and the research projects that it has published since it was established in January 2013.
- Is intended as a short summary of issues which are discussed at greater length in other documents published by the Commission. Other policy papers and research reports are fully referenced throughout this document.
The key players included in this briefing are parents and early years providers, schools, further education providers, universities, employers and local government.