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Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class) - a thinktank established in 2012 to act as a centre for left debate and discussion. Originating in the labour movement, Class works with a broad coalition of supporters, academics and experts.  Current research includes the issues of growth and the economy, work and pay, housing and equality, security and aspiration, and democracy and welfare.

Changing London -  a website dedicated to showcasing, debating and developing bold, ambitious ideas for London’s next mayor from “London’s citizens and friends.”  The organisation recently published “A Fair City, where power, wealth and opportunity are in the hands of the many and not the few”  a paper on how to craft a more equal city.  It has also published “Changing London – A Rough Guide for the Next London Mayor” David Robinson and Will Horwitz. London Publishing Partnership 2015.

The Equality Trust - the national charity formed to publicise the harm inequality creates and to campaign for a fairer society.

Inequality Briefing – website and newsletter dedicated to informing the public about inequality in the UK.

Inequality and financialisation: a dangerous mix – a new report from the New Economics Foundation showing how inequality and the growth of finance capital feed into each other, with disastrous consequences for us all.

The Living Wage Foundation – organisation that promotes the UK-wide campaign for a Living Wage.

London’s Poverty Profile - produced by the Trust for London and the New Policy Institute and contains key facts, poverty indicators, a list of publications, and case studies. There are borough by borough stats on income. Indispensible for anyone interested in London incomes and how they compare with the rest of the country.

Oxfam report on world economic inequality – Oxfam’s extensive report published in 2014.

The Real Britain Index –  an index of living standards published by The New Economics Foundation.

 

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