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Tuesday, 15th October 2013

UK: London's Poverty Profile 2013

Source: Trust for London (UK)


London’s Poverty Profile looks at the extent and depth of poverty and inequality in London. It is an independent report that presents evidence from official government data sources. The scope of this report is not limited to low income; it looks at the role of inequality, housing, work, education and health. Each of these are independently important but also are closely linked to poverty.

The analysis looks at a range of indicators for London, how they have changed over time, how this compares to the rest of England and how it varies within London itself.
This is the fourth report in the series. Each report has had a different focus: variations within London, London in the recession; and housing. In this report the focus is on welfare reform.

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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.

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