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Dr Mia Gray, Senior Research Fellow at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, discusses how Covid-19 has worsened the problem of debt levels in the UK. “Many of the issues around problem debt reflect that the people in our society with insecure incomes are experiencing a perfect storm of disadvantage,” she says. “A decade of austerity – weakened public services, a frayed safety net, the contraction of legal aid – means many entered the pandemic with soaring levels of personal debt. The pandemic has only served to exacerbate this.”

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