Report: Health Inequalities, Lives Cut Short

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The UCL Institute of Health Equity looks at the correlation between falling local authority funding and excess death figures.

The report builds on previous Marmot reports and its findings include:

  • The life expectancy gap between rich and poor has grown in recent years, but London has faired better than other regions.
  • There is a trend for local authority areas who have the lowest life expectancy to have increased per head council tax the most.

The full document, tables and summary can be read here.