'Squeezed middle' family develops coping strategies

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Melanie McGee from Herefordshire in the Midlands talks about how the 'squeezed' middle classes are being affected by the downturn in the economy.

She explains how her family, which is not entitled to Working Tax Credit, has developed strategies for coping with the economic climate.

Our Economy is broadcast on Monday, 19 March on BBC One Midlands at 23:05 GMT and on the iPlayer for seven days thereafter.

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