UK poor being lured into more debt

Campaigners say the so-called 'Pay Day loans' are targeting poorest in the society affected by austerity measures.

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    As the saying goes, someone always makes a profit out of a crisis, and Britain's high streets are filling up with these little enterprises.

    Many British citizens who have been affected by the austerity measures have been lured by these money-lending firms which claim to offer short term solutions.

    But a growing number of people in the UK are getting further into debt. Campaigners say the so-called 'Pay Day loans' are targeting the poorest in the society.

    Laurence Lee reports from Wigan in the northwest of England.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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