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27th December 2011

Donald Hirsch

New analysis shows that the rising cost of essentials had already wiped out most of the gains in living standards made in the early 2000s by families on low and modest incomes, even before the recession began. The new report, for independent think-tank the Resolution Foundation, shows that increases in the price of food, fuel and other basics have greatly outstripped general inflation in recent years.

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