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Geoffrey Evans and Jonathan Mellon's report finds that most British people regard themselves as working class

Geoffrey Evans and Jonathan Mellon (Nuffield College) have published a report for Britain’s largest independent social research agency, NatCen.

One of the many findings in this study of British social attitudes is that 60% of the country identifes as being working class - the same number as in 1983.  This number includes many who work in jobs that are usually considered to be indicators of being middle class.

You can read more about the study by clicking here: http://www.bsa.natcen.ac.uk/

You can also read articles about it in the Guardian (29 June), the Daily Telegraph (30 June), the International Business Times (30 June) and the Huffington Post (30 June).

Professor Geoffrey Evans is Professor in the Sociology of Politics, Official Fellow in Politics, Nuffield College