Panorama: Winner takes all Britain
BBC One, Sunday, 7 November 2004 at 22:15 GMT
Most peoples' earnings have been rising under Labour, but the top one per cent are doing spectacularly better than everyone else.
Whether they're pop stars and footballers, or lawyers and City bankers - a few winners are taking an ever larger slice of our national income.
Steve Bradshaw investigates whether Britain's becoming an American-style Winner Takes All Society.
Should we welcome the winners for creating wealth and jobs - or are we sliding towards a new and dangerous kind of inequality?
Reporter: Steve Bradshaw
Producer: Mike Rudin
Editor: Mike Robinson
Deputy Editors: Andrew Bell, Frank Simmonds