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Politics and Government

In advance of the Government's imminent Green Paper on corporate governance and executive pay, Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust has responded to planned proposals trailed in today's press. Dr.
Theresa May MP, the presumed future Prime Minister after Andrea Leadsom's withdrawal from the Conservative leadership race, has promised to ensure that workers are represented on company boards and that shareholders get a binding vote on corporate pay.
The Equality Trust has responded to today's report by the Social Mobility Comission on two decades of efforts to improve social mobility.
Responding to today’s report by the Social Mobility Commission, which found a £6,800 ‘class pay gap’ between professionals from working class backgrounds compared to colleagues from more affluent backgrounds, Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust said:
With the UK General Election set for 8 June, The Equality Trust has developed our Manifesto for a Fairer Society, calling for fair work, fair tax, fair chances and a fair deal for families right across our nation.
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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