.... Work by Steve Fothergill and Christina Beatty at Sheffield Hallam University has shown how the UK’s old manufacturing heartlands have never really recovered from the deindustrialisation of the 1980s and, to make matters worse, have been at the sharp end of the welfare cuts introduced since 2010. The unemployment rate has come down but the jobs that have been created have tended to be in low-wage
sectors such as distribution and call centres. ...
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