Poorest regions 'hit worst by cuts'

AOL Money Staff
Brendan Barber
Brendan Barber

The poorest families are being hit hardest by the Government's austerity measures, with an average loss of £390 per person in some areas of the country because of spending cuts, according to a new study.

The TUC said Yorkshire and the Humber had been hit by the sharpest public expenditure cuts of any English region during the first year of the coalition.