"These findings suggest high street lenders prefer serving the most well-off
rather than the most in need.
Some of it will, and the rest, if it is going to more well-off
families, is at least being recycled.
(2002-2012) From an "overall well-off
society" to "building a well-off
society in an all-round way" v)
And while it might be easy to think of this as prurient narcissism on the part of the wealthy investor, research has shown that the dominant worries of the well-off
are about the same as those with few resources.
Sara Hayes, the ABMU board's director of public health, said: "People in the more well-off
areas live, on average, eight years longer than people in poorer areas who tend not only to die younger but may also spend more of their lives in ill health.
Fawcett's acting chief executive Anna Bird said: "Some of the least well-off
are being forced to act as shock absorbers for the cuts, with women - in particular single mothers - faring worse."
That is: How many young people, especially those from less well-off
families, will be applying for university places when the dramatic fee increases come into effect in 2012?
Ministers have consistently reiterated that the less well-off
will not become significantly more disadvantaged.
But think tank the Social Market Foundation (SMF) said limiting the funds to the less well-off
may make them less viable as the annual management charges would be loaded on to those who saved the least.
But documents uncovered by Labour show the government ignored an offer by the university to research the effect the policy would have on people who were less well-off
. The extra work would have cost just pounds 7400.
The bureau's deputy director Yu Xiuqin was quoted by Xinhua as saying Beijing has now become ''a moderately well-off
city'' based on World Bank standards.
This means that some comparatively well-off
people will be getting the allowance, alongside those desperately in need.
Her actual words were: "You expect shoplifting in cheap supermarkets but not in Waitrose, where most of the customers are relatively well-off
and apparently law-abiding."
Chairman Sir Peter Lampl said educational opportunities still go disproportionately to well-off
In 1966, 42 percent of UCLA freshmen said it was essential or very important to be "very well-off
financially." Today, nearly three-quarters of the freshmen agree with them.