Aberlour Response to Social Justice & Social Security Committee Low Income and Debt Evidence Submission

We are seeing an increasingly worrying picture of families trapped in toxic cycles of debt to public bodies (‘public debt’), such as local authorities, housing associations, DWP – and even schools. We anticipate the issue of public debt will only worsen and urge that there must be better support for families locked in persistent problem debt to public bodies. To date, Aberlour has provided financial support to more than 450 families experiencing problem debt to public bodies and who are trapped in financial hardship as a result.

Read our full submission to the Social Justice & Social Security Committee Inquiry.