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Changing Income Distribution (1977-2014)

Between 1977 and 2014, and before the application of benefits and taxes, incomes for most people have fallen. Only the top 20% have seen any real increase and most have that increase has been for the top 10% of families.


The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Graphic on Changing Income Distribution (1977-2014) © Simon Duffy 2017.

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The Politics of Poverty

The Politics of Poverty

Dr Simon Duffy explores ONS data on inequality and poverty and tries to get behind the myths and lies used to exploit the poorest in the UK.

The Politics of Poverty

Slides: The Politics of Poverty

In this presentation for an Anti-Poverty Conference organised by Bolsover CVP, Simon Duffy explores some of the myths about inequality and poverty in the UK.

Poverty UK

Poverty UK

Simon Duffy explores the politics behind poverty in the UK today.

Poverty and Welfare Reform

Poverty and Welfare Reform

A presentation given at the Hallam Justice and Peace Commission in Sheffield on 1st March 2014 by Dr Simon Duffy.

Our Lives: challenging attitudes to poverty in 2015

Our Lives: Poverty in 2015

An important survey of the experiences of families living in in poverty in modern Britain.