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Saturday, 10 December 2011

Unequal UK

Tribune reports that Britain has become one of the developed world's most unequal societies according to a recent OECD report. The widening inequality is caused by the growth in incomes at the very top - the share of the highest one per cent of earners rose from 7.1 per cent in 1970 to 14.3 per cent in 2005. :