A short film setting out the principles behind and the main ideas within the Campaign for a Fair Society's Manifesto for a Fair Society 2012.
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The UK is the third most unequal developed country - and this inequality is bad for all of us - it causes many social problems.
The popular myth is that there is no real poverty in the UK - however the reality is that the poor are very poor - living on impossibly low incomes.
This short film explains the surprising fact that in the UK it is the 10% of poorest families who actually pay the most tax - 47%.
A lot of fuss is made about benefit cheats - but few people realise it is the poor who commit the least fraud - it is taxpayers and government itself who defraud the poor.
This movie introduces the Campaign for a Fair Society - which is organised to campaign against the injustice of a system which seems biased against the poor and disabled people.
This short film shows how the UK government's spending decisions have targeted disabled people and the poor for cuts.
The Campaign for a Fair Society's Manifesto sets out 8 key ideas for a fairer society and shows how current cuts target those who are already most disadvantaged.
Produced for the Campaign for a Fair Society, this report shows how government cuts in the UK target disabled people.