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The shocking facts about UK inequality


While the Tories and Labour tussle over who better represents 'One Nation' politics, a shocking report in today's Evening Standard shows just how divided Britain is between those who have lots and those who have less.

Here's the headline:












But if you still need convincing that we're not yet 'all in it together'...













It's not always been quite so extreme...












The situation is worse in America, but the UK is one of the most unequal countries in Europe...











And it costs us money...















So, not ideal, or even particularly close...


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