Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham has backed calls for a new scheme to help thousands of families regain control of their finances. Data from the Bank of England shows unsecured household debt is currently rising at its fastest rate since the financial crisis.

Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham has recently thrown his support behind a new campaign, which seeks to support people in debt crisis that suffer from mental health issues. The campaign has been launched by the Money and mental Health Policy Institute, and has brought cross-party support, as well as the backing of a number of charities such as Mind, Rethink and StepChange.

King of Kings Tabernacle (KKT), a parish of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, has announced that they are partnering with Christians Against Poverty (CAP) to launch a debt-counseling program in Dagenham. CAP is an award-winning charity that counsels people of all faiths on how to get rid of debt and achieve financial stability. As Britain moves out of its longest-ever recession, CAP’s services are important for anyone in difficult times. The service is completely free and is not religiously restricted to any particular faith.