IFS calls for a fairer UK after Covid brings greater inequality

Thinktank finds the vulnerable hit hardest, and says policies are needed to repair the damage

A leading thinktank has called for action to make Britain a fairer country after its research showed that the Covid-19 pandemic had led to greater inequality.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said the most vulnerable – those on lower incomes, the young, the least-educated and people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds – had been hit hardest by the crisis.

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