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Disabled people are already cutting back on costs more than others – for many, the £150 cost of living payment won't do much to help

By Sharon Collard, Professor of Personal Finance, University of Bristol
Jamie Evans, Senior Research Associate in personal finance, University of Bristol
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Even before the current cost of living crisis, disabled people were much more likely than non-disabled people to be in poverty and living on inadequate incomes. Now, spiralling living costs are adding to years of financial disadvantage. Our new analysis of YouGov survey data starkly illustrates the situation, showing that three in ten disabled households are in serious financial difficulty.

The UK government has announced several measures that will provide some relief…The Conversation


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