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Six-week gap adds up to poverty
When I calculated that my local foodbank has seen an 82% increase in demand since Universal Credit was rolled out, I assumed I’d messed up the sums....
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September
19
Author
Natalie Williams
Foodbanks - it's not just about statistics
Jeremy Paxman’s opening question to David Cameron in the first TV election leaders programme was a scorcher. He started with foodbanks – specifically asking about the number of foodbanks in the UK today. No, the Prime Minister […]
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April
23
Author
Martin Charlesworth
Foodbank blame game misses the point
Last week The Trussell Trust released some shocking statistics from its foodbank network, revealing they provided at least three days’ food for 913,138 people between April 2013 and March 2014, of whom 330,205 are children. The […]
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April
22
Author
Natalie Williams

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