It is surprising that there is any debate about how banks work: surely it is crucial to an understanding of the drivers of both the financial system and the economy, reads The Financial Times, 8th June 2015.
The richest 1,000 people have more wealth (£547 billion) than the poorest 40% of households (£452 billion). Last year they saw their wealth increase by a staggering £28.151 billion, the equivalent of £77 million a day, or £893 a second, according to the annual Wealth Tracker report by The Equality Trust.
The election campaign is generating new interest in Positive Money's proposals, not least because of the Green Party's manifesto commitment to put money creation in the hands of a new, independent monetary authority.
Britain is facing a mounting housing crisis amid a shortage of supply that the country’s new government will have to address as a priority, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.