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Monday, 25 July 2011

Growing income inequality in Britain

A study by the Resolution Foundation has found that the share of the national income going to the bottom half of earners has fallen rapidly over the past 30 years. Workers in the bottom half of the earnings scale have seen their share of GDP fall by a quarter, at the same time as the share going the top 1% of earners has increased by half:  http://www.resolutionfoundation.org/publications/missing-out/