5 Million Families In Britain At Breaking Point


Five million families in Britain are approaching financial "breaking point" and struggling to pay for food, according to research. One in five households said their monthly incomes would not stretch to cover all of their food costs in April and they had to use some form of borrowing such as a credit card, overdraft or loan, or plunder their savings instead, consumer group Which? found. Which? said this would equate to five million families if the findings were projected across the UK.