Monday, 31 August 2015

Poverty gap widening

Last week we were contacted by Press TV and did the following interview:

A new study has found that the number of millionaires in the UK has increased significantly within the past five years.

Figures released by Barclays, a British multinational banking and financial services company, indicate that Britain now boasts 41 percent more millionaires than it did five years ago.
According to the report, there are now 715,000 millionaires living in Britain compared with 508,000 in 2010.

It is estimated that one in 65 British adults is now categorized as having a seven-figure fortune.
The rise is seen as a result of booming house prices and stock market gains.

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