Households would be better off in a more equal economy – Inequality Briefing

I know what you’re thinking: “Well, duh! Of course that’s true.” It’s a fact that has bypassed the UK’s political leaders for too long and perhaps they need to be reminded. Here’s the gist, from Inequality Briefing:

Reducing the share of total UK income going to the richest 1% to Dutch or Danish levels & sharing the difference across the rest of the population would be worth an extra £2,500 a year to every household

The richest 1% in the UK have more than double the share of the richest 1% in Holland or Denmark.

To download the full pdf, click here

There is more, and you can read it on the Inequality Briefing website.

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  1. amnesiaclinic September 24, 2014 at 1:41 pm - Reply

    It would be a good start!


  2. Jeffrey Davies September 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm - Reply

    reports just coming in tory people jumping off bridges it seems sharring isnt for them jeff3

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