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The Social Mobility Commission (SMC) exists to create a United Kingdom where the circumstances of birth do not determine outcomes in life.

If you want to learn more about what social mobility is, why it matters, and what we’re doing to support it, check out the pages below. If you’re interested in finding out what we do in more depth, you can explore our recent research reports on topics from the value of higher education to government data sharing, find all our latest news or sign up to one of our upcoming events.