Ethnic Inequalities in the U.K.
Most ethnic groups in Britain are poorer than the white majority.
Covid-19 and Disadvantage Gaps in England 2022
A recent report published by the Education Policy Institute examined the trend in the education disadvantage gap in England over the last decade. It found that the gap for ‘disadvantaged’ pupils (pupils who had been eligible for Free School Meals for one out of the last six years) had decreased over the last decade –…
Inequality and the Covid Crisis in the UK
The Covid Crisis in the UK increased inequalities in several different ways such as: School closures disrupted the education of poorer students more than students from wealthier backgrounds. Lockdowns and social distancing meant less work for the less well educated and those in lower paid jobs compared to those in more middle class jobs. and…
The Covid-19 Pandemic Exaggerated Health Inequalities in England
The Pandemic has increased health inequalities in England, according to a recent report by the Institute of Health Inequalities – Build Back Fairer – The Covid-19 Marmot Review: The Pandemic, Social and Health Inequalities in England. Prior to the Pandemic, from 2010 to 2020, health inequalities between the least and most deprived were increasing in…