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# Standard of Living

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Harry McCann: The message to my generation is 'you don't matter' - so we prepare to emigrate
The student says young people have been consistently left behind so will be now leaving in their droves.
# Standard of Living
1 in 5 workers earn less than the 'living wage'
Unite described the wages of workers in hospitality, administrative support and retail sectors as ‘poverty pay’.
# Standard of Living
Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI
The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.
# Standard of Living
People want Constitution to protect additional human rights
Seventy one percent of people questioned by Amnesty International believe we should be able to hold the Government to account for human rights failures, including taking it to court.
# Welfare
Those on benefits do not have enough for 'basic standard of living'
A report being launched today highlights the difficulties of those in receipt of jobseeker’s benefit who do not have enough to meet their physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs.