Living costs ‘rising for parents’ as prices increase

Parents must each earn at least £18,400 in 2011 so their family can live to an acceptable standard, a charity has said.

Cuts to childcare assistance and the freeze on child benefit, when prices have risen, have raised the income requirement, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) said.

The minimum cost of living was 5% higher than in 2010, the report said.

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