Middle Class


Middle Class Flight is Not All it’s Cracked-Up to Be

Posted on December 5th, by James Naylor in Politics & Society. 5 comments

The Evening Standard’s poor coverage of Croydon has struck again – the most troubling thing is there’s some truth in it. But we might be glad to be rid of Mike Webb’s “middle class” after all.

In sadly predictable fashion for the Standard (see here), a complex local demographic issue has been rendered into a simplistic, baseless story about riots causing some sort of middle class exodus. The … Read More »