Are we all in it together?



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IF there are any who still believe the guff, that we are all in it together, perhaps the following may be of some use.

The UK’s five richest families have accumulated more wealth than the whole of the bottom 20 per cent of the population, with the gap between rich and poor continuing to grow, according to research for Oxfam, using figures from Forbes magazine’s latest list of billionaires.

The handful of billionaires have amassed a combined wealth of £28.2bn, more than the poorest 12.6m people in Britain.


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