The comments followed publication of the Social Mobility Commission’s latest report which calls for children to be “put centre stage” during the UK’s recovery from the pandemic.
The State of the nation report 2021 says the “devastating impact of Covid-19 on the UK’s four nations “will be felt for decades”.
The Commission’s research was UK-wide. Its key recommendations included a call for the UK Government to build three million social homes in the next 20 years.
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