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Gordon Brown’s Great Britain – Land Of Inequality

by | 17th, July 2007

gordon_brown.jpg IT will come as little or no surprise to hear that the rich in Britain are getting richer. ( The Spine )

According to a new report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the UK is currently experiencing the highest inequality levels for 40 years.

The study shows that the traditionally wealthy south-east of England, along with a number of other moneyed parts of the country, have become disproportionately wealthy over the past four decades.

In areas of some cities, over half of all households are now deemed to be “breadline poor”, which means that they have enough to live on and are just above the level of total

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