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Could Labour's new VAT policy reduce inequality?

11 July 2023

Professor Francis Green says removing private schools' charity status is right and a step towards improving social mobility – but without further action, the policy will not be enough to reduce widespread inequality in the school system.

Assortment of coats in a primary school corridor. Image: Phil Meech for UCL Institute of Education

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Phil Meech for UCL IOE.