18 March 2015
Responding to today’s Budget, Gillian Guy, Chief Executive of national charity Citizens Advice, said:
‘People on the lowest income and those without savings benefit least from this Budget.
‘The country’s improving financial situation is welcome but it is important to remember it comes against a backdrop of years of rising bills and stagnant wages.
‘Positive moves on the personal allowance and fuel duty provide some small gains for stretched households, but there was nothing to address challenges around childcare, energy bills and private rents.