IV. The Distribution of Wealth in the UK

Feature image 1The Distribution of Wealth Policy Commission Report

The fourth Birmingham Policy Commission explored dimensions of the distribution of wealth in the UK, reviewing existing knowledge on wealth inequality, and questioning the extent to which inequality of wealth is a problem

Read about the background and context for the Commission

Find out who the Commissioners were


The Policy Commission on Wealth was launched at the Conservative Party Conference on 9th October 2012

Commission Report
Sharing our Good Fortune: Understanding and Responding to Wealth Inequality



Read the Report   

Read the Executive Summary

What do the public think about the          wealth gap? 

Evidence from witnesses 

Read responses from witnesses to the Commission's Questions

Professor Chris Evans, Australian School of Business                        1st February 2013

Resolution Foundation evidence  21st January 2013


Written evidence submitted to the Commission

In response to the Commission's call for evidence, organisations submitted written evidence (existing reports or academic papers). These can be viewed here.


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Birmingham Policy Commissions

Find out more about the five other Policy Commissions