Sturgeon warning: Disaster for Scotland as 'personal debt 'timebomb' alert issued

SCOTLAND could be facing a "personal debt time bomb" due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an expert has claimed.

A Mark Diffley Consultancy and Research survey commissioned by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) showed 27 per cent were concerned about making debt repayments during the coronavirus crisis. Meanwhile, a quarter of Scots remain concerned about paying utility bills and paying their rent (24 percent and 26 percent respectively).

As well as this, 20 percent were concerned about paying for food and essentials and 35 percent about their income.

CAS Scotland warned...
source: Express

2020-07-11 13:32
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