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About this report
This report has been prepared for Class Films and Channel 4
by DhananjayanSriskandarajah, Laurence Cooley and Tracy Kornblatt.The views expressed in this report do not necessarily represent the views of ippr, Class Filmsor Channel 4.
Note on the data
Material from the Labour Force Survey is Crown Copyright, has been made available byNational Statistics through the UK Data Archive and has been used by permission. NeitherNational Statistics nor the Data Archive bears any responsibility for the analysis orinterpretation of the data reported here.