Childcare 'key to reducing inequality'

Childcare 'key to reducing inequality'
 

Improved childcare has been identified as the single policy that could do most to reduce income inequality, in research at Heriot-Watt University.
That could be allied to closing the gap between women's and men's pay, and finding ways to help families remain together.
Raising the minimum wage and linking benefits to inflation is seen as effective.
A boost to the regions and nations of Britain would also have an impact.
This would, according to the research, spread prosperity more evenly around the UK.
However, the Edinburgh research found that increases in part-time pay, encouragement to... read more

 
14 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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