So the wealthiest 85 people own the same resources as the poorest half of the world’s population. Original inequality in the UK continues to rise (from already high levels) and as the impact of tax and benefit changes introduced under the present government take hold, we should expect it to rise further. I’ll be talking about this on Friday evening in a public discussion with Hilary Benn MP, former International Development Secretary under New Labour. Come along and hear about why it all matters. To book click here. Its free and all are welcome.