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Toffs pay their way to the top

Issue No. 2301

Are you a toff who isn’t yet quite rich enough to live a life of leisure?

Not to worry.

The best jobs still go to those who go to Oxbridge—and being privately educated makes you three times more likely to get into top universities, an MPs’ report says.

It says that the gap starts to show up before children even go to school. The divide is bigger now than it was in the 1950s.

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Tue 1 May 2012, 16:40 BST
Issue No. 2301
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