Poor families facing financial difficulties need "somewhere to turn" other than to unethical and predatory lenders, a leading figure in the Church of England has said.
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, gave his backing to a report into UK household debt and the distress it causes children:
When the monthly struggle to pay the bills becomes too much, often families think they have no option but to borrow money to provide the basics for their children,.
We need to make sure families living in poverty have somewhere to turn other than to usury-lenders.
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