In at least 10 areas of the UK more than a fifth of the residents are missing bill payments repeatedly, according to research.
New figures from the Money Advice Service suggest inner-city areas are the worst affected.
In Newham, in the east end of London, and Sandwell in the West Midlands, at least 22% of residents have problem debts.
In Manchester more than 90,000 adults are struggling with repayments.
The total number of people in…
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