Power and Privilege
A report published today by the Social Mobility Commission has laid bare the worrying lack of social mobility in the UK.
Responding to today's A-level results, Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said: "They'll be some anxious parents and students this morning, but for many students from poorer backgrounds the battle doesn't end here, sadly.
The 100 richest people in Britain have seen their wealth increase by £55.5bn since 2010, according to analysis by The Equality Trust.
Dr Rajiv Prabhakar, lecturer in personal finance at the Open University, referenced the Equality Trust's Wealth Tracker in the Guardian, as he made the case for inheritance tax.
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:
86% of Renters Have Less Than a Quarter of the Deposit for Average First Home
The Equality Trust has responded to today's Housing White Paper from the Government. Dr. Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust, said:
The World Bank has said its goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030 cannot be achieved without reductions in within-country inequalities.
The Equality Trust has responded to today's report by the Social Mobility Comission on two decades of efforts to improve social mobility.