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  • Government fiscal hindrance package could tip us into recession

    Commenting on the new economic performance figures published by the Office for National Statistics today, the Chief Executive of Child Poverty Action Group, Alison Garnham, said:

    “This is extremely worrying. A shrinking economy is especially bad news for the poorest families already reeling from the VAT increase and the rising cost of living. But things may get worse for all of us when the massive and unprecedented cuts to basic welfare benefits and social security start to bite.

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