The bankruptcy hotspots of the UK

Sarah Coles

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The insolvency service statistics are out, and while the overall rate of those hitting rock bottom has slowed, some areas are in far more trouble than others. The bankruptcy capital of the UK is Wansbeck in Northumberland, where the rate is currently 57 per 10,000 adults.

So where else is in trouble, and why?