Benefits push up household income

Press Association
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Britons were better off between April and June, official figures show, although this was largely down to a rise in social benefits.


Real household actual income, which consists of wages, pensions, benefits, share dividends and net interest, rose by £69 to £4,510 per head in the second quarter, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, its highest level in a year-and-a-half.
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