Because more equal societies work better for everyone

Politics and Government

Today marks the first 100 days of Theresa May as Prime Minister. Our Executive Director, Dr Wanda Wyporska reflects on the Prime Minister's record to date, and the areas she must focus on over the coming months. Executive Director of The Equality Trust, Dr Wanda Wyporska, said:
Public transport is a significant and escalating cost for many people. But while transport may be a drain on the finances of some, for others the cost is far more debilitating.
Building a Fairer and Stronger Economy means recognising the contribution of everyone to economic success. This means rebuilding the link between hard work and reward, and opening opportunity to everyone, not just the wealthy.
Anthony Appiah, Philosopher, on the need to prevent the 'capture' of political institutions by the rich.
Alan Budd, former economic advisor to the UK Government, discusses how political choices increased employer power at the expense of employees.
Sir Michael Marmot, University College London, on the need for a continuing public debate on how health is affected by both individual choices and what happens in wider society.

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