Thousands of East Midlands families living in huge debt

Almost 1 in 5 families across the East Midlands are trapped by debt.

That's according to new research by the Children's Society which says around 100,000 families are struggling to keep up with bills

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Thousands of East Midlands families living in huge debt

Almost 1 in 5 families across the region are living in debt. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Almost 1 in 5 families across the East Midlands are trapped by debt.

That's according to new research by the Children's Society which says around 100,000 families are struggling to keep up with household bills and loan repayments.

Almost 200,000 children across the region are living in families with problem debt.

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