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Thursday, 20th December 2012

UK: The Coalition Government and income inequality: the half term report

Source: One Society (UK)

From the Introduction:

The Coalition Government has reached the halfway point of its planned five-year term. Pronouncements on the importance of fairness and equity, commonly heard from both the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives during the 2010 election campaign, continued beyond the General Election. Early statements from David Cameron that not only are ‘we are all in this together’ but that ‘those with broader shoulders should bear a greater load’, suggested that inequality would be a top priority for the Coalition Government. Its record in office, however, is mixed. As the Coalition Government approaches half-term, this collection of essays brings together academics, commentators and leading practitioners to assess government policy and practice on fairness and equity so far. It asks whether Government has acted to reduce or limit the UK’s level of income inequality and if so, how.

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Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

A Contributing Editor to DocuTicker, he also write reviews for Pennyblackmusic.

Adrian can be reached at adrian.janes@freepint.com

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