Archive for January 2012

30 January 2012

The way to deal with the rental crisis? It's not capping prices

Vidhya Alakeson discusses why lack of supply is the root of the problem renters face

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30 January 2012

Squeezed middle: all pain, no gain

Matthew Whittaker discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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27 January 2012

Osbornomics is unravelling, and Nick Clegg is right to sound the alarm

Fraser Nelson discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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27 January 2012

Talking sense on fair taxation

This leading article discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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27 January 2012

Nick Clegg: taking from the rich, not giving to the poor

This editorial discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

McJobs are getting better, but politicians must work harder

Stefan Stern discusses Resolution Foundation research

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26 January 2012

Middle-income Britain is in state of emergency, says Nick Clegg

Patrick Wintour discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

How seriously should we take Nick Clegg’s promise today?

Jim Pickard discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

Clegg gambles on a tax cut

George Eaton discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

Clegg seeking Osborne tax rethink

The Press Association reports on Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

Desperate Osborne set to gamble on early tax cuts

Andrew Grice discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

Clegg urges 'further and faster' tax cuts

Channel 4 News discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

Nick Clegg: speed up the tax cuts

Robert Winnett discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

Clegg: Speed Up Tax Cut For Lowest Earners

Sky News discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

Clegg: Raise tax threshold further and faster

BBC News discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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26 January 2012

Clegg echoes Obama's message

Jonathan Jones discusses Nick Clegg's speech to the Resolution Foundation

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24 January 2012

Young people 'increasingly stuck in rented accommodation'

Mark King discusses Resolution Foundation research showing that the proportion of low and middle income earners aged under 35 and renting has more than tripled to 47% since the late 1980s

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24 January 2012

The Wealth Gap: The View from London

Michael Robinson discusses Resolution Foundation research, interviewing Gavin Kelly and Jared Bernstein

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24 January 2012

The 22-year wait to buy a first home

Mark Bridge discusses Resolution Foundation research showing that low to middle income earners will not see their disposable income approach pre-recession levels until 2020 at best

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24 January 2012

Why the sudden interest in top pay?

Tom Clark discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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24 January 2012

Salmond has questions to answer, because the evidence doesn’t support him

William Bain MP discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

Pay freeze to last until 2020 for millions

Randeep Ramesh discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

Squeeze on income shows little easing

Tim Wallace discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

‘Squeezed middle’ set for more pain

Vanessa Houlder discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

U.K. Opens Doors to Entrepreneurs

Ainsley Thomson discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

Weak Wage Growth Burdens Britons

Nicholas Winning and Ilona Billington discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

When the people can see what fairness is, why can't Miliband?

Mary Ann Sieghart discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

Family finances will not improve until 2020

The Telegraph discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

Families face 22-year wait for deposit on their first home

Sonia Elks discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

EIGHT years until Squeezed Middle recover to pre-recession income thanks to pay freezes and rising bills

Sean Poulter discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

The plight of those in the middle

Watch Gavin Kelly on BBC Newsnight

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23 January 2012

'22-year wait' to buy first home

The Press Association discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

David Laws, Former Liberal Democrat Cabinet Minister, Says Tax The Rich

The Huffington Post discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

Bringing the squeeze into focus

Jonathan Jones discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

Vote of no confidence has crushed Britain's economic recovery

Phillip Inman discusses the Resolution Foundation annual audit of low to middle income households

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23 January 2012

The Today Programme

Listen to Matthew Whittaker on the Today Programme

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22 January 2012

More families forced to cut spending, poll shows

Heather Stewart looks at our latest poll results on household finances.

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22 January 2012

One third of UK adults 'plan to spend less this year'

The BBC looks at our latest poll results on household finances

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19 January 2012

Leaders urge moral capitalism

Faisal Islam discusses Resolution Foundation research

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17 January 2012

The Wealth Gap - Inequality in Numbers

Michael Robinson discusses Resolution Foundation research

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15 January 2012

Don’t argue – pick a benefit to abandon

Jenni Russell discusses Resolution Foundation research

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13 January 2012

Cameron hints that relief over child benefit may be on offer in Budget

Roland Watson discusses Resolution Foundation research

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10 January 2012

Miliband needs more enemies if Labour is to revive its fortunes

Mary Riddell discusses Gavin Kelly's latest blog

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9 January 2012

Ed Miliband urged to start 'bigger and blunter' debate on public spending

Patrick Wintour discusses Gavin Kelly's latest blog

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6 January 2012

Let us stay just a little bit longer

Lucy Alexander discusses Resolution Foundation research

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4 January 2012

Families 'hardest hit' by welfare cuts

Clare Horton discusses Gavin Kelly's blog discussing whether 2012 will see a more honest conversation between politicians and the electorate

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4 January 2012

The World Tonight panel on the squeezed middle

Stephanie Flanders introduces a World Tonight panel on the squeezed middle

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3 January 2012

Support for austerity holds – but with conditions

Read James Plunkett interviewed on how the government's decision to cut tax credits will “take billions from the pockets of consumers with the highest marginal propensity to spend”.

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