IV. The Distribution of Wealth in the UK

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.

Commission Launch

Commission Launch

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

Evidence from witnesses 

Read responses from witnesses to the Commission's Questions

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.

Related Activity

CHASM - The Centre for Household Assets and Savings Management, researches the role of assets in people's lives

Birmingham Policy Commissions

Find out more about the five other Policy Commissions


Professor Karen Rowlingson, Email k.rowlingson@bham.ac.uk