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women's budget group

Women’s Budget Group report: The Female Face of Poverty

Poverty is gendered. Women in the UK are slightly more likely to live in poverty than men when this is measured on the usual household basis (21% of adult women, compared to 19% of adult men in 2016-17).

This is from the July 2018 report (pdf) from the Women’s Budget Group  on the causes of poverty among women and the consequences that poverty has on women’s lives. 

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Trust for London report: London Stalling

London’s productivity has fallen by 1% over the last decade, compared to an increase of 1.5% across the UK as a whole.

This is according to the June 2018 report by Trust for London on London’s economic and living standards performance.

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