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The number of people using food banks has risen by more than 50% in the last year, according to figures from a charity. The Trussell Trust, which runs many of the centres, said it had handed out 913,000 packages last year, compared with just 347,000 the year before, but many of the parcels went to repeat customers. A ...
David Gauke said the rise in the number of people using food banks was because they were now better publicised and said people should not be prevented from knowing a...
Unite press release Explosion in food bank use mars jobless figures fall, says Unite Claims that economic recovery is on course with today's fall in the jobles...
Labour press release Maria Eagle MP, Labour’s Shadow Environment Secretary, responding to the latest foodbank figures from the Trussell Trust, said: “The vast in...
End Hunger Fast press release 40 bishops and over 600 non-conformist leaders and clergy from across all the major Christian denominations in Britain have co-signe...
Citizens Advice press release The minimum four week sanction for JSA claimants risks pushing people further away from work, according to new figures released toda...
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