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Living standards, inequality and poverty

Authors: Mike Brewer , Alissa Goodman , Jonathan Shaw and Andrew Shephard
Date: 26 April 2005
Type: Briefing note, BN63


In this Election Briefing Note, we assess what has happened to living standards under Labour, setting out how average incomes, income inequality and poverty have changed since 1996֍ 97. We compare these changes with what happened under previous governments, and highlight where there have been differences between Labour's first and second terms. Download full version

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