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Over 60s in South East struggle with growing debts

People over 60 in the South East with money problems are racking up debts over over £20,000 each, the debt charity StepChange says.

John Devlin, 60, from Kent, who has built up debts of over £100,000 since his printing business collapsed three years ago, said he sometimes did not open demands for money that came through the post.

Tracy Crouch, Conservative MP for Chatham and Aylesford, said the government was trying to ensure people were able to get access to free advice about debt.

  • 08 Jun 2013