Men living in the most deprived areas of the country will live almost 20 years less than those in the least deprived areas.
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Blair was right, Labour does need to move out of its ‘comfort zone’ – the comfort zone of refusing to discuss inequality.
The average pay of a FTSE 100 CEO has rocketed from around £1 million a year in the late 1990s to closer to £5 million today.
The widening gap between rich and poor reflects a decline in trade union power, so argue the authors of the bestselling book The Spirit Level.
Recovery alone will not restore lost ground facing low-earning parents – the parties need to ensure the worst off feel the benefit of growth.
Incomes in the West Midlands are significantly lower than in the poorest regions of Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.
Now that coalition reforms are in place, we’re starting to see the true impact of government policy – and inequality is on the rise.
The coalition’s deficit reduction plan has increased the overall tax burden on the poor, says new study.