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  • The average UK household had £174 a week of discretionary income in September 2014, up £6 a week year on year and matching the all time high last seen in January 2010
  • The latest increase is the twelfth consecutive month that family spending power has risen, reflecting a year of steady and positive growth in the economy
  • It was positive news across the regions too with London, the East Midlands and Yorkshire and Humber seeing the largest increases in family spending power, with incomes up £10, £8 and £7 a week respectively year on year

The latest Asda Income Tracker shows that family spending power increased year on year in September for the twelfth month in a row as discretionary incomes – the income left once taxes and the spend on essentials like rent, utilities and bills have been deducted – were up £6 a week on the same month a year before.

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Posted in Press Centre on 20 October 2014