Daiv Cameron, you"ll never know the misery of drowning in debt

Sorry Cameron, you”ll never know the misery of drowning in credit card debt – but oh, how I do!

1:58 AM on 7th October 2011

Up to her neck: Writer Melanie McDonagh has explained how she got into debt - and why David Cameron

Up to her neck: Writer Melanie McDonagh has explained how she got into debt – and why David Cameron”s unedited comments in his conference speech seemed so out of touch

Speech: David Cameron said that people should try to tackle their debts, but it is hard to imagine the Prime Minister and his wife being affected by such matters

Speech: David Cameron said that people should try to tackle their debts, but it is hard to imagine the Prime Minister and his wife being affected by such matters

Melanie McDonagh racked up her debts by getting a number of cards and attempting to switch between them

Melanie McDonagh racked up her debts by getting a number of cards and attempting to switch between them

Painful: Statistics for the end of January 2011 show that the amount of personal debt for every family in Britain stood at more than 4,300

Painful: Statistics for the end of January 2011 show that the amount of personal debt for every family in Britain stood at more than 4,300