A clear-cut social mobility postcode lottery pattern is trending in Great Britain today. If a recent news report is to be believed, a definite and distinct social postcode lottery is trending in Britain presently. The report sets the record straight. There is a further widespread belief that there exists clearly demarcated North-South territorial zones. It stresses that your odds of making it in life depend on your geographical location. The account admits that there exists an appalling geographical segregation. This segregation is between London and the remainder of Britain.
Additionally, the report takes cognizance of the shocking statistic. It reveals that the Northern counties receive funds that are substantially less in comparison to London, £6 billion to be precise. At the same time, the article emphasizes that inequality that exists across socio-economic lines cannot be elucidated. It is not possible to remove segregation on the basis of a North-South topographical divide. The report shows that there is distinctive coldspot as well as a hotspot in every region of Britain.
The Social Mobility Commission a consultative public body accorded a rank to the 324 local boroughs. in England using ‘social mobility opportunities for an individual from an economically or socially underprivileged background’ as the ranking parameter. The parameter comprises a scale of 16 indicators or pointers. For every significant stage of life from childhood to adulthood. The findings concluded that London has the maximum ‘hotspots’-zones having a very steep level of social mobility.
Furhter, the Midlands-both East and West have the greatest number of ‘coldspots’ in the country. According to the ranking index, London has more than 66% of the country’s total hotspots. Almost all English cities, as well as towns, perform poorly in terms of postcode social mobility. Westminster is at the top with the maximum number of hotspots while Somerset is at the bottom of the index.