25% of people in the UK eat less at a time: survey
Many countries are now in danger due to inflation. For this the price of goods is increasing. People are suffering. The countries of the developed world are also falling into this predicament. The United Kingdom is not excluded. At present, the country’s inflation is at its highest level in 30 years . In the meantime, the cost of living has increased. Two out of three British citizens are shutting down the heating system to keep the house warm. Many have reduced driving. Some people are trying to save money by not eating at all. This was stated in a report by the news agency Reuters quoting a survey report of the survey company Ipsos .
Ipsos Group is a multinational market research and consulting firm. They are headquartered in Paris, the capital of France.
According to the survey, the cost of living has risen sharply in the UK. That’s why two out of every three people are turning off the heating system to keep the house warm to save gas and electricity bills. Driving has been reduced by 50 percent . 25 percent of people are trying to save money by not eating at any time. One-third of low-income people say they have not been able to eat some meals because of inflation.
Concerns about inflation in the country are now at their highest level in 30 years. The majority of those surveyed fear that prices of commodities will rise further in the next six months.
Gideon Skinner, head of political research at the Ipsos Group, said: The pressure will be on the government to take more and more steps to overcome the crisis of high cost of living.
Meanwhile, the data released by the United Kingdom on Wednesday shows that inflation has been 9.1 percent till April this year. The Bank of England says inflation will reach 10 per cent by the end of this year.
Despite mounting pressure on the government to tackle inflation, Finance Minister Rishi Sunak does not want to increase aid further. Electricity bills at the household level are expected to rise further next autumn. He said the next decision would be taken after understanding the situation.
According to another poll by YouGov, 72 percent of those polled said that the government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson was poor in managing the economy. Compared to the previous year, the number of such commentators has almost doubled this time.
Ipsos interviewed 2,081 people on May 11 and 12 and YouGov interviewed 1,610 people from May 14 to 16.
Earlier, another survey found that fuel prices had risen to more than 100 a barrel in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine war. As a result, inflation in the UK is now at its highest level in 30 years. The Bank of England fears inflation will rise to 10 per cent this year. In fact, research institutes in the UK have called on the British government to increase public debt by 25 euros per week from May to October. Despite this, extreme poverty in the UK is expected to increase. It is feared that the number of poor families will increase to one million.