Rents rose another 1.2% this month, taking nearly half of family incomes.
You\’ve been caught out by that Shelter survey, just like Dave Hill was.
They are using earnings as their measure of income.
This is income from wages. However, this is not the same as household income.
For we\’ve this thing called the welfare state, see? All that mess of housing benefit, child benefit, working tax credits, some 50 or so of them in total. Household income is wage income, earnings, plus all of these things.