Workers are £800 a year poorer post-crisis
On average earnings are 3% below where they were a decade ago, the Institute for Fiscal Studies says.
Remarkable - people who are aged between 30 and 39 now are earning £2,100 a year less than people of the same age group in 2008.
reveals the persistent effects of the financial crisis, 10 years on
John McDonnell MP
These figures expose starkly how hard people’s incomes have been hit by the government’s mismanagement of the economy. Young people’s incomes down over £2000 a year. No wonder so many of them are struggling to get by and want a change.
People in their 30s are earning £2,100 a year less than people of the same age group in 2008
10 years after the crisis, and workers are £800 worse off. That's the tragic consequence of responding to a financial crisis with cuts, privatisation and public sector pay caps.
Andy Conway Morris
The people hardest hit by the economic hardship of 2008 crisis were most likely to vote Remain. Those who thought they’d be insulated again voted Leave. #funnyoldworld