Family on Universal Credit ‘don’t have single penny spare’ – ‘it’ll keep getting worse’ | Personal Finance | Finance

Family on Universal Credit ‘don’t have single penny spare’ – ‘it’ll keep getting worse’ | Personal Finance | Finance

Harry Lay, 36, who relies on a food bank to feed his family, explained that his family has been left “in despair” due to rising household and food costs. Despite new figures released today showing inflation in the UK had hit a record highs of 10.1 percent, the news comes as “no surprise” to Harry as he has been noticing the effects of price rises for years already.

The Office for National Statistics data revealed that the UK inflation rate is the highest it’s been since 1982, at 10.1 percent.

Harry, a former soldier from Cricklade, Wiltshire, lives in social housing and the family receives Universal Credit, but they still struggle to make ends meet each month.

He said he and wife Kittie, 36, have no idea how to afford their kids’ new school uniforms before September.

Harry said that…

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News Source: www.express.co.uk


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