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Families turn to food banks as last resort ‘not because they are free’

Reposted from The Guardian Society   A food bank in Croydon. The government has come under pressure from church leaders and charities to address increasing prevalence of food poverty caused by welfare cuts. Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian Low … Continue reading

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Food banks: where is the ‘suppressed’ government report on UK food poverty?

A Defra-commissioned report into the growth of food aid has been delayed. Could it be that it links welfare reform with the explosion in food banks? Article from Patrick Cutlers blog in the Guardian  Workers at the Black Country food … Continue reading

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