Oxford University has apologised to David Lammy after retweeting a post labelling his criticism "bitter".
The original tweet, sent by a student, was in response to the Labour MP saying Oxford was "a bastion of white, middle class, southern privilege".
Mr Lammy asked if the tweet represented the university's official position - at which point a senior staff member apologised and took responsibility.
Just 11% of last year's undergraduates were from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Oxford's director of public affairs, Ceri Thomas, said Mr…