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£11 a day is living on the breadline?!

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6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
Did I hear that right?! that BBC3 thing about the posh girls and then the narrator said they will be living on the breadline at £11 each a day.

WFT??!?!! Thats slightly more than I budget myself every and that alowes me to get luxuries like take aways or a few drnks when I want.
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6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
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#1
Wasn't it 11 a week?
#2
11 quid a day :lol: i could do that easily
#3
WTF i could get takeaway for every meal on £11 aday, sooooo much moneyz. It must be £11 a week
#4
No it was £11 a day... but that must be for housing/food/bills etc?
#5
baffledsalmon
No it was £11 a day... but that must be for housing/food/bills etc?


Food and bills like electric likely not rent and maybe not even electric since thats actually more than someone signing on gets!
#6
What wasn't stated was whether or not that did include rent and bills. If it does, £77 a week for rent, electric, water, council tax etc is really not enough! However, if they're on benefits and have a council house and council benefit, they've still got to make £77 stretch to food, electric, water, phone etc... Is that really that easy?
Say a married couple have a combined income of £50,000 which is relatively low (considering the average), that's £650-700 a week (£325-350 per person)... a LOT more than £77!!!
#7
baffledsalmon
What wasn't stated was whether or not that did include rent and bills. If it does, £77 a week for rent, electric, water, council tax etc is really not enough! However, if they're on benefits and have a council house and council benefit, they've still got to make £77 stretch to food, electric, water, phone etc... Is that really that easy?
Say a married couple have a combined income of £50,000 which is relatively low (considering the average), that's £650-700 a week... a LOT more than £77!!!


but if they have that then they are not on income support and wont live in council housing, they will have rent to pay or a mortgage, not to mention income tax, national insurance, superanutation, council tax etc, so u cant really compare the two although it would still be more than 77 a week, maybe not by much though
#8
baffledsalmon
What wasn't stated was whether or not that did include rent and bills. If it does, £77 a week for rent, electric, water, council tax etc is really not enough! However, if they're on benefits and have a council house and council benefit, they've still got to make £77 stretch to food, electric, water, phone etc... Is that really that easy?
Say a married couple have a combined income of £50,000 which is relatively low (considering the average), that's £650-700 a week (£325-350 per person)... a LOT more than £77!!!


If they dont pay for rent or electric then its simple unless they go crazy on the phone bill which is a luxury anyway, I can go days spending nothig the spend £15 on food and makeit last a few days and get a big shop for £30 and I am fat.

Even if they paid CT it shouldntbe someting crazy.

But their lifestyle may be used to certain things.

I would assume thier rent is paid as being London a house would cost a lot to rent even in a bad area.
#9
micoo
but if they have that then they are not on income support and wont live in council housing, they will have rent to pay or a mortgage, not to mention income tax, national insurance, superanutation, council tax etc, so u cant really compare the two although it would still be more than 77 a week, maybe not by much though


The figure above is after NI and income tax so it's their disposable income, which essentially is what the £77 is if they're not having to pay for rent etc.
#10
baffledsalmon
What wasn't stated was whether or not that did include rent and bills. If it does, £77 a week for rent, electric, water, council tax etc is really not enough! However, if they're on benefits and have a council house and council benefit, they've still got to make £77 stretch to food, electric, water, phone etc... Is that really that easy?
Say a married couple have a combined income of £50,000 which is relatively low (considering the average), that's £650-700 a week (£325-350 per person)... a LOT more than £77!!!


That would be just short of £740 after tax + NI, not much of a difference from what you said, however over the course of a month or year it adds up to a big difference, considering you are comparing this to someone getting £77 a week.
banned#11
ryouga

Did I hear that right?!

Food and bills like electric likely not rent and maybe not even electric since thats actually more than someone signing on gets!


Maybe you should have listened a bit better to see what it really referred? It might just have been Beer money by the sound of it!
#12
lol i get paid more than twice that an hour
#13
Alfonse
lol i get paid more than twice that an hour


Alot of people are
banned#14
Alfonse
lol i get paid more than twice that an hour


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#15
I have around £7-£8 a day once I've paid all my outgoings. That amount comes down swiftly if I buy anything of course :-(
That doesn't include any travel expenses as I walk everywhere.
#16
FilthAndFurry
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#17
isnt that more than what the state expects people on the dole to live on? £60 a week

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