The Radford family have always managed to look after themselves financially. Parents Sue and Noel, who have a whopping 22 kids, famously rely on their own bakery business and do not claim any benefits apart from Child Benefit. “Absolutely not, we’re definitely not secret millionaires,” Sue said on their YouTube channel last year when asked if the family were rich. “To me rich would be having the big mansion, the flash cars and quite a few hundred thousand in the bank, to me that would be rich but we are not that.” Like many around the country, they were dealt a devastating blow by the Covid-19 pandemic. Britain’s biggest family spend an eye-watering amount on their colossal weekly food bill, which has gone up from a staggering £300 to a jaw-dropping £400 during lockdown. Then there business was forced to close down – with Sue branding it a “massive nightmare”. The Radfords had to shut their bakery business, which is their main source of income and keeping the family afloat. After testing positive for coronavirus , Noel had to temporarily close the doors to his beloved bakery in December last year. “We've had to close, we can't keep it open… Read full this story
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