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This is West Country
Urgent appeal for baked beans as food banks stocks declineWest Somerset Labour secretary, said Labour lifted a million children out of po
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
West Somerset Labour secretary, said Labour lifted a million children out of poverty between 1997 and 2010 but claims the Institute for Fiscal Studies expects a million more children in poverty by 2020. She said: “This Government has not only... Read more
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International Business Times
Men from poor families twice as likely to be single are twice as likely to be single in middle age than those from rich families, r
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
are twice as likely to be single in middle age than those from rich families, research suggests. Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) shows that the marriage prospects of men are linked to their upbringing, and that the... Read more
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5d
Channel 4 News
Why are men from poor families twice as likely to be single in their 40s?One in three men from disadvantaged backgrounds live alone in their early 40s,
Channel 4 News / Posted 5 days ago
One in three men from disadvantaged backgrounds live alone in their early 40s, according to a study released by the Institute for Fiscal Studies today. Compare that to men from the UK’s wealthiest families: just one in seven of whom are... Read more
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5d
BBC News
'UK inequality reduced since 2008'gap between the richest and poorest households in the UK has narrowed since the
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
gap between the richest and poorest households in the UK has narrowed since the recession of 2007-08, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). In its latest report on living standards, the IFS said rising employment and sharp falls... Read more
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BBC News
Men from poor backgrounds 'twice as likely to be single'poor backgrounds are twice as likely to be single in their early 40s than those
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
poor backgrounds are twice as likely to be single in their early 40s than those from rich families, research suggests. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) also found this group were likely to earn less and marry women with lower incomes. It... Read more
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express
Men with less money are TWICE as likely to be single than their wealthier counterpartsand their partner being a higher earner are increasingly related to family back
express / Posted 6 days ago
and their partner being a higher earner are increasingly related to family background, according to the findings from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). As well as being more likely to be both in work and in highly-paid job, richer men in... Read more
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13d
Ekklesia
State pension age, benefits, and dignitya degree of humanity to be restored to the system? Analysing the effect of rai
Ekklesia / Posted 13 days ago
a degree of humanity to be restored to the system? Analysing the effect of raising the State Pension Age for women, the Institute for Fiscal Studies pointed out that household incomes for women aged 60-62 have fallen, but, “the decline is... Read more
14d
International Business Times
UK pension age change leaving women worse off, IFS says lifting of the pension age for women from 60 to 63 years has led to more than a
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
lifting of the pension age for women from 60 to 63 years has led to more than a million women being poorer on average, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said. Some 1.1 million fewer women received state pension between 2010 and 2016 as a... Read more
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14d
Scotsman
Over 1 million women losing out after state pension age riseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Bolton News
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Bolton News / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Belfast Telegraph
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Wandsworth Guardian
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
EveningTimes Online
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Croydon Guardian
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Hampshire Chronicle
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
This is Oxfordshire
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Lancashire Telegraph
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
West Moreland Gazette
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
chroniclelive
Top stories from Britain and around the worldaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
chroniclelive / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Bury Times
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Bury Times / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Gazette
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
guardian-series
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
guardian-series / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Greenock Telegraph
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
Harrow Times
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Harrow Times / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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14d
This is West Country
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
This is West Country / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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Gazette News
A million women losing out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Gazette News / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Top stories from Britain and around the worldaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Reading Evening Post / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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walesonline
Top stories from Britain and around the worldaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Top stories from Britain and around the worldaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Top stories from Britain and around the world - Over a million women to lose out after state pension age increaseaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
Liverpool Echo / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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birminghammail
Top stories from Britain and around the worldaverage of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension a
birminghammail / Posted 14 days ago
average of around £32 a week as a result of the increase in the state pension age, analysis by economists has found. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that the increase in the state pension age for women from 60 to 63 between 2010 and... Read more
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BBC News
Older women poorer after pension age change, says IFSearly 60s have become poorer as a result of delays to their state pensions, acc
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
early 60s have become poorer as a result of delays to their state pensions, according to a new study. Researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that, on average, women aged between 60 and 62 were now £32 a week worse off. As a... Read more
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express
Pensions BOMBSHELL: More than a MILLION women 'worse off after state pension age increase'years, because higher earnings as they keep working do not wholly make up for f
express / Posted 15 days ago
years, because higher earnings as they keep working do not wholly make up for foregone pensions and linked benefits. The Institute for Fiscal Studies report published today analysed the impact on women aged between 60 and 62 of the rise in the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
George Osborne's pension age hike has plunged thousands of women into povertythe female pension age has plunged thousands of older women into poverty, a dam
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
the female pension age has plunged thousands of older women into poverty, a damning report reveals today. The respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found former Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to hike the female pension age from 60... Read more
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Scotsman
Euan McColm: Sturgeon looks more an opportunist than a stateswomanyear. But what is worth noting is that in both of these examples, the SNP base
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
year. But what is worth noting is that in both of these examples, the SNP based its comments on predictions made by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. This respected economic research institute has not, after all, always been helpful to the case... Read more
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express
UK to deepen post-Brexit trade with Brazil as Hammond paves way for 'new opportunities'trade minister Mark Garnier and Treasury minister Steve Barclay were also on th
express / Posted 15 days ago
trade minister Mark Garnier and Treasury minister Steve Barclay were also on the trip. The news comes as the director of Institute for Fiscal Studies claimed Mr Hammond may have to U-turn on the Tories manifesto pledge to eliminate the deficit by... Read more
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express
TORY U-TURN? Philip Hammond to 'IGNORE manifesto pledge to balance the books by 2025'one or two years and is understood to be “flexible” about the year the target i
express / Posted 16 days ago
one or two years and is understood to be “flexible” about the year the target is achieved. Many economists, including the Institute for Fiscal Studies, say that a rigid target is a bad idea because of the levels of uncertainty. Paul Johnson,... Read more
19d
express
Venezuela shows danger of putting Jeremy Corbyn in power, says STEPHEN POLLARDthose figures are even close to the truth (the Chancellor has extrapolated them
express / Posted 19 days ago
those figures are even close to the truth (the Chancellor has extrapolated them from calculations by the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies) then we would be heading for economic calamity. Related articles Horrific video shows true... Read more
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Zero Hedge
July 28the company's boss. ind.pn/2v0B2YZ UK households could face "considerable and
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
the company's boss. ind.pn/2v0B2YZ UK households could face "considerable and unpredictable" fluctuations in food prices after Brexit thanks to increased trade barriers and a weak pound, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. ind.pn/2v... Read more
20d
International Business Times
Over a million children across England will go hungry over the summer holidays of care to children in poverty, whose numbers are increasing to Dickensian leve
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
of care to children in poverty, whose numbers are increasing to Dickensian levels under Tory austerity. "With the IFS [Institute for Fiscal Studies] forecasting that child poverty will rise to five million by 2022, Labour is demanding that the... Read more
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birminghammail
Households warned over 'unpredictable' food price rises post-Brexitto any price increases because they spend a greater proportion of their income
birminghammail / Posted 20 days ago
to any price increases because they spend a greater proportion of their income on food than wealthier households, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said. Around 30% of food purchased in the UK is imported, mainly from the European Union,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Not feeling the economic recovery? You’re not alonehave stagnated It has been described as a “lost decade” of earnings growth in
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
have stagnated It has been described as a “lost decade” of earnings growth in the UK, and it’s set to continue. The Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank has indicated that incomes in the UK will be no higher in 2022 than in 2007, on the... Read more
23d
express
'A novel approach' Corbyn ridiculed for student debt U-turn after realising £100BN costcountry even deeper into debt for the past three and a half decades.” Followin
express / Posted 23 days ago
country even deeper into debt for the past three and a half decades.” Following Labour’s student debt wipe-out pledge, the Institute for Fiscal Studies worked out students in England, where tuition fees have been capped at £9,000 since 2012, are... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Jeremy Corbyn is wrong. You don’t have to be a member of the EU to be part of the single market.the referendum that they wouldn’t want the UK to leave the single market after
Channel 4 News / Posted 23 days ago
the referendum that they wouldn’t want the UK to leave the single market after Brexit. But after the referendum, the Institute for Fiscal Studies said that full membership of the single market ‘substantially reduces the cost of trade within... Read more
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Acton Commentary
3 reasons economic ‘inequality’ is misleadingI was reminded of this by a new Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) report on in
Acton Commentary / Posted 27 days ago
I was reminded of this by a new Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) report on income inequality in Great Britain released on Wednesday. The BBC’s headline “UK inequality reduced since 2008” typifies the media coverage. However, the study reveals that... Read more
28d
express
Labour turns its back on students as Angela Rayner admits there were NO plans to wipe debtscrap student debt Students in England are set to graduate with average debts
express / Posted 28 days ago
scrap student debt Students in England are set to graduate with average debts of £50,800, according to research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Under the current system, loans that are not repaid after 30 years are written off for degree... Read more
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28d
BBC News
A longer life means a longer wait for your pensionfrom future taxpayers - our children and grandchildren - the middle-aged may ne
BBC News / Posted 28 days ago
from future taxpayers - our children and grandchildren - the middle-aged may nevertheless feel a little hard done by. The Institute for Fiscal Studies pointed out today that the incomes of today's pensioners are substantially higher than they were... Read more
28d
express
Conservatives ARE good for the poor: Gap between rich and poverty 'has closed'would pay off their debt when it has since been revealed that it was only “an a
express / Posted 28 days ago
would pay off their debt when it has since been revealed that it was only “an ambition”. Ms Ford said: “Not only has the Institute for Fiscal Studies said that we have the narrowest income gaps for a decade, but the Office for National Statistics... Read more
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