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Economic Fairness

The Mayor of London defines economic fairness as when all Londoners benefit from the city’s success, so that opportunity and prosperity are shared. This page links to a number of research outputs that explain and measure different aspects of economic fairness.

Economic Fairness Measures

Greater London Authority

This webpage presents the Mayor of London’s Economic Fairness measures – a dataset that allows us to measure how fair and inclusive London’s economy is.

Food Security

Greater London Authority

Briefing presenting headline findings on food security from The Survey of Londoners 2018-19.

Experiences of food insecurity amongst older Londoners before and during Covid-19

Greater London Authority

Qualitative research with older Londoners undertaken by the GLA to understand the experiences of food access; insecurity; and food autonomy amongst both older Londoners who experienced food insecurity prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, and those who are experiencing food insecurity as a result of the current situation.

Poverty in London 2021/22

Greater London Authority

Blog explaining the latest data on poverty in London.

Cumulative impact assessment of welfare reform in London

Landman Economics

This analysis assesses the impact of national changes to the tax and welfare system since 2010 on households in London.

The experience of children and families living in insecure private rented sector accommodation


This report presents the findings of an exploratory qualititative research project carried out with children and families living in insecure private rented sector accomodation.

Covid-19 and financial hardship in London

University of Essex

This report presents findings of a research project, conducted by the University of Essex, who used UKMOD, the UK tax-benefit microsimulation model, to analyse the impact on Londoners of the Covid-19 crisis, of the emergency policies put in place since March 2020 and of some counterfactual policy options, including the continuation of the £20 weekly uplift in Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit.