Oxbridge Labour is too elitist and fails to connect with working classes, says Miliband aide

Friday, 30 December 2011

Synopsis

"His comments about the Oxbridge backgrounds of Labour’s leaders came after a leading Tory policy thinker warned that the working class is being excluded from politics.

"David Skelton, deputy director of the No 10-friendly thinktank Policy Exchange, said: 'Politics today is notable for its absence of leaders and leading figures from working-class backgrounds.

"'Working-class people are again being shut out from Parliament’s long corridors.'"

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