Divided Britain

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These two charts come from the appendix to a speech by Andy Haldane of the Bank of England in port Talbot on 30 June that has just been published.

The speech is well worth reading. The charts are invaluable:

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The message is clear: those with wealth have done well in the UK over the last few years.

Those who have to work to survive have not: for them the last decade has been 'lost', in the economic jargon.

It's s story of a deeply divided Britain.

And you wonder why people are angry?