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Jamie Martin: Unequal Britain

22 April 2015
Breadline Britain: The Rise of Mass Poverty 
by Stewart Lansley and Joanna Mack.
Oneworld, 334 pp., £9.99, February 2015, 978 1 78074 544 2
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Inequality and the 1 Per Cent 
by Danny Dorling.
Verso, 234 pp., £12.99, September 2014, 978 1 78168 585 3
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... least because there’s little evidence for them. Britain’s national income has doubled over the last three decades, but so have key poverty measurements. In Breadline Britain Stewart Lansley and JoannaMack record that more than twice as many people today report skipping meals as did in the early 1980s, and that twice as many households – 33 per cent – don’t meet minimum living standards ...

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