Richer Yet Poorer: Economic inequality and polarisation in the North of EnglandPublished Mon 21 Feb 2011
It also considers whether different levels of polarisation correlate to social and community outcomes in city-regions. Overall, levels of household income and individual pay inequality in the North are lower than the UK average, particularly compared to the Greater South East. But between 1998 and 2008 pay inequality increased in the North, in line with wider UK trends. It is fairer up North, but equality is being eroded over time.