Privilege is alive and well in the Chilterns | Letter

In response to a report that found social mobility in Chiltern towns among the worst in England, Dr Katy Simmons blames Buckinghamshire’s 11-plus system

Buckinghamshire council must be the only people “flabbergasted” by the Social Mobility Commission’s report on entrenched disadvantage (, 30 September).

It is 10 years since their cabinet member for schools pledged to “close the gap” between the haves and the have-nots, which even then was among the worst in the country. We are still waiting.