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OPINION: A Dickensian Christmas?

Should we be alarmed at the prospect, or should it be taken with a large pinch of salt?
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The survey by OnePoll that says we're heading for a Dickensian Christmas is obviously alarming on the one hand, but use of the word, "Dickensian" is clearly designed to grab headlines in our new age of austerity, so it should be taken with a large pinch of salt.

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