Austerity not only drives the growing inequality in our society, it drives the divisiveness that demonises the migrant, the welfare claimant or the public sector worker.
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The UK has a 43 per cent gap between pensions received by men and women – the third highest level in the EU.
This is part of a plan to hit the poorest as hard as possible with benefit cuts whilst at the same time saying that if you can afford to save you need not pay tax at all.
Men living in the most deprived areas of the country will live almost 20 years less than those in the least deprived areas.
Blair was right, Labour does need to move out of its ‘comfort zone’ – the comfort zone of refusing to discuss inequality.