Daily Archives: 14/08/2017

Third of private rented homes fail basic health and safety standards, new analysis finds......

Millions of UK people living in rented properties with dangerous hazards, despite private rents soaring.  Click here to read more.

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Income gap between people from rich and poor backgrounds has almost doubled, IFS figures reveal......

Someone from the richest fifth of households earned an average of 88 per cent more than those from the poorest families in 2012, with the equivalent gap in 2000 just 47 per cent.  Click here to read more.

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