Household taxes have more than trebled since 1961

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Average paid by households in taxes (direct & indirect) more than trebled from £4,000 in 1961 to £12,900 in 2011/12 http://t.co/0Xmdt1h1s3

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Income gaps lowest since 1986

Inequality of disposable income fell to lowest level since 1986 in 2011/12, according to new figures released by the Office of National Statistics.