The All-Party Parliamentary Group for social mobility inquiry into the regional attainment gap examines why there are such big differences in how well disadvantaged pupils do in schools in different parts of the country, as well as how this can be addressed.
The fifth and final Chain Effects report analyses the effectiveness of the academies programme on the attainment of disadvantaged young people, including their impact on low and high attainers.
Research Fellow Rebecca Montacute looks at how university access in England is impacted by the school attended and location in the country.
Areas in England where social mobility is low are likely to fall back even further from the rest of the country. This has serious economic and social repercussions for those living there, according to the report of a cross-party MPs and peers inquiry into the regional attainment gap, published today.