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Tory £1bn inheritance tax cut 'will worsen north-south divide'

Tory £1bn inheritance tax cut 'will worsen north-south divide' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research shows plans to increase threshold at which tax is paid will overwhelmingly benefit rich families in south-east England.

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This article quotes Carl Emmerson, deputy director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives funding from the ESRC.

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No consensus over pension 'triple-lock'

No consensus over pension 'triple-lock' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Debate over the protection of state pension increases has been heightened with two former pensions ministers disagreeing on the issue

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Cites Carl Emmerson, deputy director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Millionaires dodged £110m in tax last year after the Government gave them an early warning of a hike in dividend duty

Millionaires dodged £110m in tax last year after the Government gave them an early warning of a hike in dividend duty | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A hundred millionaires were able to dodge £110 million in tax last year – as the Government gave them early warning of a hike in dividend duty.


Explosive details revealed by the Office for Budget Responsibility revealed some of the richest Brits in the country cashed in after a bungle by George Osborne.

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This article quotes Carl Emmerson, Deputy Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives funding from the ESRC.

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Nearly half disability benefit claimants have a mental illness

Nearly half disability benefit claimants have a mental illness | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The Institute for Fiscal Studies highlights the 'dramatic' rise in the number of people claiming disability benefit because they have a mental illness
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The article cites analysis by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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