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Sarah Arnold, Senior Economist at the New Economics Foundation, said: “The UK is in the midst of a cost-of-living crisis, and it is due to sharpen significantly for those on the lowest incomes over the next few months.

“Millions are set to be hit by a triple whammy of price increases for food and energy bills, welfare cuts and tax rises – all at the same time.

“Most worryingly for the five million families on Universal Credit, their support will be cut by up to £1,040 a year from next month.

“The UK safety net is already one of the weakest both among advanced economies and in the UK’s own post-war history.”

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