Revealed: How parts of Britain are now poorer than POLAND with families in Wales and Cornwall among Europe’s worst off

WebInvestigator.KK.org - by F. Kaskais

In much of the UK, people's incomes are well below the EU average - in some areas by as much as a third. In the map (above) Britain's poorest regions are highlighted, showing how far below the European average incomes have fallen. The Cornish, for example, are 36 per cent less well-off than the EU norm. Families in Slovenia meanwhile are just 16 per cent poorer - and in Portugal 23 per cent. In much of the UK, people’s incomes are well below the EU average – in some areas by as much as a third. In the map (above) Britain’s poorest regions are highlighted, showing how far below the European average incomes have fallen. The Cornish, for example, are 36 per cent less well-off than the EU norm. Families in Slovenia meanwhile are just 16 per cent poorer – and in Portugal 23 per cent.

. Seven areas of Britain poorer than ANYWHERE in France or Germany
. Welsh Valleys is one of the Continent’s poverty blackspots
. Poles, Lithuanians and Hungarians wealthier than the Cornish
. Outside London, only Home Counties and Aberdeen keep up with Germany

EXCLUSIVE By Tom Mctague, Mail Online Deputy Political Editor

Parts of Britain are now poorer than Poland, Lithuania and Hungary, official figures reveal.

People in the Welsh Valleys and Cornwall – Britain’s two poorest…

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