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Geography class: Wealth inequality rises in Britain after decade of stability

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Wealth inequality rises in Britain after decade of stability

Describe the difference in wealth between the top 10% of households in the UK and the bottom half of the population. How has this level of inequality in the UK changed over the last 14 years?

Outline the factors which have driven this increase in inequality

With reference to the graph ‘wealth is unequally distributed in Great Britain’ describe the variation in wealth components for different deciles

Discuss the measures which could be introduced to reduce the current level of wealth inequality

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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