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Measuring Inequality

The Resolution Foundation has today published its Low Pay Britain 2016 report.
Responding to today's publication of FTSE 100 CEO pay by the High Pay Centre, Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
The 100 richest people in Britain have seen their wealth increase by £55.5bn since 2010, according to analysis by The Equality Trust.
In light of the Prime Minister's comments last week committing her to tackling high executive pay, and to requiring companies to publish 'pay multiples' between top and median earners, the Equality Trust has written to Theresa May to call for her Government to support a Pay Ratios Bill.
The Equality Trust has responded to today's report by the Social Mobility Comission on two decades of efforts to improve social mobility.
Today's Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) publication by the Office for National Statistics has shown a f
In October 2016, the Scottish Government announced that it intended to introduce the socio-economic duty contained in Section 1 of the Equality Act 2010. In July 2017, the Scottish Government reiterated this commitment and launched an open consultation.
Analysis of today's ONS Family Spending publication by The Equality Trust has found that the richest 10% of households spend more on eating out (£58.40) than the poorest 10% of households spend on housing, fuel and power combined (£44.50). The Equality Trust also found:
86% of Renters Have Less Than a Quarter of the Deposit for Average First Home
The Equality Trust has responded to today's report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on their updated minimum income standard.

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