A tale of two Britains….

“Inequality is a growing problem in the UK. While austerity measures in Britain continue to hit the poorest families hardest, a wealthy elite has seen their incomes spiral upwards, exacerbating income inequality which has grown under successive governments over the last quarter of a century.

Today, the five richest families in the UK are wealthier than the bottom 20 per cent of the entire population. That’s just five households with more money than 12.6 million people – almost the same as the number of people living below the poverty line in the UK”.

[Source: “A Tale of Two Britains” Oxfam UK. March 2014]

Where's the East End gone...?  John Callaway 2014

Where’s the East End gone…? John Callaway 2014

Sometimes you just need to read the writing on the wall….

Limehouse Basin... John Callaway 2014

Limehouse Basin… John Callaway 2014

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