July 24, 2018

Study: The poor are getting poorer in the UK

Jack BuckbyRebel Contributor

A new study has shown that low and middle-income families in the UK are earning less than they did in 2003. Fifteen years later, they’re earning £100 less than they were.



In a First World country, this shouldn’t be happening. Quality of life should be improving, not getting worse. But the poor just keep getting poorer, and the rich keep getting richer.

That’s what happens when you’re in the EU and allowed to import as many low wage workers as you like.

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commented 2018-07-25 00:54:21 -0400
“It’s interesting that the Rebel has taken some subtle, unacknowledged left wing perspectives lately – arguing, for example, the virtues of London vs. the rest of the UK, with the latter apparently better because it’s more “progressive”, and now a very SJW-tinted piece about income inequality.” … The Virtues of London??? … Stephenson – you’ve really got to stop tokin’ so much…
commented 2018-07-25 00:14:28 -0400
Will Rogers commented 2 hours ago
Coming to Canada – all because of the maritimes, quebec and ontario – the voters did it to themselves.

No pity on liberals "

It’s already here. The gap’s been widening for decades.

Ironically, the Maritimes and Quebec have the least inequality; Alberta’s the worst, or at least it was a couple years ago, which were the most recent numbers I could find.
commented 2018-07-24 21:14:49 -0400
It’s happening everywhere, and it’s due to the loss of unskilled work to automation and outsourcing. Nobody has yet to figure out how to solve it.

This is fundamentally a socialist argument – the conservative argument tends to be that inequality is inherent to any free market and isn’t a problem at all.

It’s interesting that the Rebel has taken some subtle, unacknowledged left wing perspectives lately – arguing, for example, the virtues of London vs. the rest of the UK, with the latter apparently better because it’s more “progressive”, and now a very SJW-tinted piece about income inequality.
commented 2018-07-24 20:08:50 -0400
This is why big business likes the importation of Muslims, they work for peanuts. Most of them, although working, go and sign up for three or four welfare checks. They do this by going around to different regions and signing on with false addresses. The Women in the welfare offices know what is happening but are to scared to stop them. It pays to be a savage.
commented 2018-07-24 18:11:50 -0400
Numbers Numbers Numbers, they don’t tell you how many are on some sort of welfare. If the government was honest they’d tell you how many people are working a 40 hr. work week over the past year. Britain’s are so over taxed it’s shameful they’re taxed to watch T.V. they’re forced to pay for the B.B.C. like we’re forced to pay for the C.B.C. they should sell them and let business run. THE SOONER THEY’RE OUT OF THE E.U. THE BETTER. Britain then can become a trading nation again, trading with the world.