The Real Cost of Living: Barnados report into the new Benefits Up-rating Act

By April 18, 2013News

Barnados has produced an excellent report on how the new Benefits Up-rating Act may affect families. They highlight concerns that in recent years families have experienced both downward pressures on their incomes and upwards pressures in the prices of essentials, putting a strain on family budgets. In this context, it is concerned that the recent Welfare Benefits Up-rating Act 2013 exposes families to a substantial inflation risk. You can read the report here.