improving access to higher education and the professions


Alan Milburn Youtube video

By Alan Milburn, former Labour health secretary

Can the accountancy profession do more to enable fair access to the profession? How important is social mobility to public policy and the government’s agenda?

In this video, Alan Milburn, the chair of the new Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission talks to Mike Thatcher about the changes needed to improve access to higher education and the professions.

Following the production of two reports in the past six months, find out more about the commission’s findings and recommendations, including the commendation for the accountancy profession.

This wide-ranging interview was shown at the CIPFA North East annual conference on November 23.