The Pound in Their Pocket (1980)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Margaret Beckett

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1980

  • Genre

    Current affairs

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • The Human Cost of Inflation Alternative

Synopsis

At a time when inflation had reached 20%, examined the human cost through the eyes of five Tyneside families, all of whom budget on limited incomes such as retirement pensions, unemployment benefits and social security benefits.

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