A key part of our mission is bringing the voices and stories of those most impacted by the UK’s very high levels of inequality and poverty to those in power.
We were pleased to make a submission to the UN Special Rapporteur (Philip Alston) ahead of his visit to the UK this month. Mr Alston is looking at the links between poverty and human rights in the UK and our submission shows a situation in the UK where inequality is worsening poverty and adversely affecting human rights across our society. In our conclusions we note that:
We know that our very high level of inequality divides the UK and weakens the social bonds between us. We were, therefore, pleased to make a submission to the APPG on Social Integration's Inquiry into Intergenerational Connection. Our conclusions read as follows:
Large private companies comprise a large and important sector of the UK economy, so we were pleased to make a submission to the FRC's consultation on the Wates Governance Principles. The conclusion of our submission reads as follows:
The Equality Trust is delighted to launch its new supporter leaflet which marks our tenth year of operation and the release of the new book, The Inner Level, from our co-founders, Profs Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.
Please download this leaflet if you want to become a registered Supporter of The Equality Trust (details on the final page) and please share it widely via your networks.
Thank you for your support.