Rising cost of living crisis highlighted in the Dearne

Michael Dugher MP
Michael Dugher MP
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Barnsley East MP Michael Dugher has again raised concerns over the number of people struggling to cope with the cost of living crisis.

Recent research has shown that almost half of those in the Yorkshire and Humberside region, including those in the Dearne.

He said they often, or sometimes, struggle to make it to pay day. Household bills were up 52 percent and rent up 24 percent.