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Taxation.
Income Tax redistributes wealth from more affluent groups to less affluent ones. The better-off play larger proportions of their income and exemption of food tax benefit those with lower incomes who mainly spend on food.
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Subsidies.
Reducing inequality by giving subsidies to those who would benefit. Free school meals, help with university fees and clothing allowances. Low wage earners, those with disabilities or unemployed are entitled.
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Planning.
Governments, charities and housing agencies often plan to upgrade accommodation and services for poorer groups, often planning geographically at the most deprived areas from small towns to entire regions.
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Law.
Legislation to outlaw discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity and age exist to provide equal opportunities for any type of group with the poorest protected with minimum wage legislation.
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Education.
Governments fund training and skill upgrading to raise skills and qualification, especially in lower-income areas, therefore increase employment opportunities and economic growth. PHSE sessions based on diet, obesity and smoking mostly in poor areas.
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Pensions.
Pensions spending uk has nearly doubled in past 12 years mainly due to ageing population and increasing lifespans. Poorest members either rely on state pension or benefits. Occupational pensions have increased due to add to state pension.
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Reducing inequality by giving subsidies to those who would benefit. Free school meals, help with university fees and clothing allowances. Low wage earners, those with disabilities or unemployed are entitled.

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