Comparing relative incomes between 1977 and 2014 we find the richest are much richer and the poorer are even poorer. Middle income groups are largely similar, after Government policy has increased benefits for middle income groups and reduced their taxes.
The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.
Graphic on Changing Post-Tax-Benefit Incomes (1977-2014) © Simon Duffy 2017.
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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.
A presentation given at the Hallam Justice and Peace Commission in Sheffield on 1st March 2014 by Dr Simon Duffy.