Geographical mobility has always been important to achieving social mobility - both in the UK and internationally. People move to improve their conditions and obtain better life chances, for themselves and their children. But others do not have the resources to move, or do not want to abandon their roots and families. Public policy needs to address both mobility and lack of mobility.

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