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Davos - Richest 100 in Britain Saw Wealth Increase by £55.5bn Since 2010

The 100 richest people in Britain have seen their wealth increase by £55.5bn since 2010, according to analysis by The Equality Trust. In addition, research released by Oxfam today found just 8 people have as much wealth as half the world's population. Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos tomorrow, The Equality Trust calls on politicians and business leaders to commit to reducing global and national inequality levels.

Analysis by The Equality Trust found:

Joint Letter In The Sunday Telegraph Calls For Section 1 Of The Equality Act To Be Brought Into Force

The Equality Trust co-ordinated the following letter with 22 other organisations and individuals calling for the socio-economic duty on public bodies, contained within section 1 of the Equality Act 2010, to be brought into force. It appeared in the Sunday Telegraph (paywall) on 18 December:

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