Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Social Mobility Stalls As Housing Dreams Are Dashed

Owner-occupation is the clear tenure of choice for most Britons but they think politicians are not being honest about the prospects for people to own.  These are among findings from new research by Ipsos MORI. The survey found 46% of the view that people have equal opportunities to get ahead in Britain, a drop of seven points since 2008. 79% agree that even if today’s young people work hard and get good jobs, they will have a hard time getting the right kind of housing while a majority, 57%, agree that getting on the property ladder is one of the most important ways of getting on in life (23% disagree). Read more on the Ipsos Mori website.

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