The squeezed Middleton: where does Kate fit in?
It is one of the most famous sketches in comedy: John Cleese, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett, lined up in descending height, dressed as the three tiers of the British class system: a pinstriped upper-class Cleese to the left; a middle-class Barker in suit and tie in the centre; and Corbett, meek and flat-capped, playing the role of the lower class, who sighs: “I know my place.”
Judging by the recent debate about the squeezed middle, things are no longer so clear cut. Labour has said it will work to relieve pressures…
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