Despite being £500 in arrears, she has extravagant taste and has splashed the cash on luxury goods for her flat including a £2,000 all singing, all dancing fridge freezer. The wannabe WAG from Milton Keynes features in the new BBC documentary Britain’s Spending Secrets which airs tonight.
She admits she was forced to part with everything except the fridge freezer after being chased by bailiffs, although a housing association grant enabled her to replace the basic items. “It was a bit gutting. I had everything I’d ever dreamed of and to have to give it back is swallowing a bit of pride.”
Despite her benefits budget, Charlotte refuses to compromise on her policy of not buying supermarket own-brands: “I don’t like value products as such, they have to be a brand, I only use Andrex. Value toilet paper is like straw on your bum,Sunday Express reports.