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The Inequality Economy

EXCLUSIVE Russell Group University Assets Burgeon Under Conservative Rule

, 29 April 2022
As students and lecturers face tougher circumstances, the wealth of their institutions has risen markedly in recent years, reports Sascha Lavin

EXCLUSIVE People Hosting Ukrainian Refugees Still Subject to Bedroom Tax, Government Confirms

, 28 April 2022
Public housing tenants will still face spare bedroom penalties – even if that bedroom is used to host a Ukrainian refugee, reports Sascha Lavin

The Shocking Divides Between London and the Rest of Britain

, 28 April 2022
Sam Bright details some of the key findings from his new book, on the extreme imbalances between London and other parts of the country

Renters Hit Hardest by Cost of Living Crisis

, 28 April 2022
Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that renters are more likely to be struggling to make ends meet than those with mortgages

Crime and Punishment: Lived Reality is Now Divorced From Electoral Politics

, 26 April 2022
Sam Bright considers why, after years of stagnating wealth and declining health in Britain, the Conservative Party hasn’t seen its support slump sooner?

Drop in Life Expectancy Due to Poor Pandemic Management ‘Chilling’, Says Sir Michael Marmot

, 26 April 2022
New research shows that England and Wales saw the biggest reduction in life expectancy after the US between 2019-21, while the life expectancy of the poorest continues to drop

EXCLUSIVE Andy Burnham: We Need a ‘Complete Rewiring’ of Britain’s Political System

, 25 April 2022
The Greater Manchester Mayor comes out in support of proportional representation and House of Lords reform, Sam Bright reports

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