Civil service fast stream favours private school applicants, says MP

Cabinet Office figures shows rise in proportion of admissions from fee-paying schoolsThe civil service’s elite fast-stream recruitment system disproportionately attracts and favours applicants from private school backgrounds, and has done so increasingly in recent years, the Labour MP Dan Jarvis has said.Cabinet Office figures sent to Jarvis in answer to parliamentary questions show that over the last four years of data, the proportion of private school applicants to the fast stream – the traditional route to top civil service jobs – roughly a fifth, about three times the proportion who attend such schools in the UK. Continue reading......

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