said that it had also uncovered evidence of unaffordable lending in the overdraft market and cited examples where banks refused to provide help to customers, even after they divulged that they were having difficulties in repaying their debts.
said that while overdrafts are meant to be short-term, they can trap people in debt.
The process known as "thirdparty deductions" (TPD) involves the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) deducting a fixed amount from benefit payments to clear household arrears, most commonly housing costs, fuel costs, council tax, unpaid fines, and water and sewerage charges, StepChange
Debt Charity said.
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A survey of nearly 5,000 people for StepChange
found that 8 per cent of people had used credit to cope with a shock change in their circumstances over the last year - equating to four million people if the findings are projected across Britain.
Debt charity StepChange
said: "The market is likely to evolve so the regulator must remain vigilant.
says it has seen a massive 18% increase in the last year in numbers of city residents struggling to make ends meet.
whether there is a viable place for payday lending in the consumer credit market.
THE average Welsh household struggled with PS15,000 worth of debt last year, according to the StepChange
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Stuart Hill, director of BT Stepchange
, says, "There's growing realisation at all levels of government of the need to change and adapt to people's attitudes and lifestyles - and to find ways of keeping them plugged in - in many cases, quite literally - to the democratic process.
There are also good debt charities, such as StepChange