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"Hunger, hardship and mental anguish for too many single parent families" - Victoria Benson
In light of the latest figures on inflation, Gingerbread CEO Victoria Benson looks at what urgent action is needed from the Government to prevent millions more single parent families falling into debt and poverty.Read more
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