Families miserable at Christmas

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has spoken to ITV about the pressures Christmas puts on relationships.

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Exclusive: Christmas expense making families 'miserable', says Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that people are making themselves "miserable" at Christmas because of the pressure of buying expensive gifts for loved ones.

In an exclusive interview with ITV's financial guru Martin Lewis, Justin Welby admits it is a cliché for him to be complaining about modern consumerism - but said that people were risking their relationships by spending big, leaving themselves short of money.

The Archbishop’s comments mark the first time he has spoken about Christmas in a television interview and will feature on The Martin Lewis Money Show: 12 Saves Of Christmas, which is due to air this week.

Watch the full interview below:

You can watch The Martin Lewis Money Show: 12 Saves Of Christmas on ITV on Tuesday 12 November at 8pm.

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