Research has shown that a small gap between rich and poor means a happier, healthier and more successful population

The UK is one of the most unequal countries in the developed world.

Average pay in the UK is £27K per year, for top directors it is £4.5 million per year.

This huge inequality damages you, your family and our community.

It means we suffer worse health and social problems than more equal countries......





  • TWITTER

    Use this link to log in to our Twitter account:

    https://twitter.com/EqualitySwindon


  • Facebook

    Swindon Equality Group - TET


  • The Divide

    The film that is based on The Spirit Level. We showed it in Swindon at The Arts Centre on October 20th. Here is a teaser - https://vimeo.com/137598224. You will find it in 'Picture House' cinemas in 2016


  • Essential reading

    The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett ISBN 978-0-141-03236-8


  • The Equality Trust

    Enter their web site here


  • Swindon Living Wage Survey

    We have been working with Swindon Churches Together on a Living Wage Survey. Read the report here:


     


  • Inequality Film

    We have produced short film about inequality in the UK. You can find it here:
    http://www.swindonviewpoint.com/video/how-unequal-are-we





With income inequality we have more:


Crime and punishment

Mental health problems

Teenage pregnancies

Infant mortality

Obesity



While we have less:

Life expectancy

Educational achievement

Social mobility

Trust and social cohesion

Community life and interaction

Because more equal societies work better for everyone

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