Between One Nation Conservatism and Corbyn: where next for the Lib Dems and social justice?

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Incomes and Inequality

As the Liberal Democrats seek to rebuild the party following heavy losses at the last election, what role should issues such as low pay, taxation, health and welfare reform play in the party’s policy priorities? At a Resolution Foundation event, Norman Lamb MP set out his ideas on the party’s approach to social justice, followed … Continued

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Living standards, working poverty and social mobility – Alan Milburn

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Incomes and Inequality

Living standards are falling, youth unemployment remains high and the goal of ending child poverty by 2020 is likely to be missed by a considerable margin. Whilst entrenched poverty remains a priority for action, transient poverty, growing insecurity and stalling mobility are far more widespread than politicians, employers and educators have so far recognised. At … Continued

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David Willetts MP launched new findings on social mobility

Tuesday 6 September 2011

Incomes and Inequality

Introduced by Clive Cowdery (Chairman of the Resolution Foundation), the discussion focused on which factors contribute to how peoples’ earnings change during their working lives. Is it about gender, where you live, what education you receive or what kind of job you have? Our most recent work reveals the answers to some of these questions. … Continued

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Social mobility Seminar

Tuesday 1 February 2011

Incomes and Inequality

The question as to what has happened to social mobility in the UK over recent decades tends to generate more heat than light. To help clarify exactly what has happened to earnings mobility (and why) the Resolution Foundation has embarked on a major new programme of work. As part of this we hosted an expert … Continued

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