Community activist Nancy Taafe explains why she thinks foodbanks must become political, in her second guest post for the foodbankers.
Fiona Twycross, a Labour assembly member, writes on how we can stop food poverty in London.
I understand that foodbanks are often set up by well intentioned people who want to help, but I would question whether a foodbank without politics does actually help.
Members of the London Assembly visited Peckham foodbank this week. Fiona Twycross, Labour Londonwide Assembly Member, has written this guest post on her visit and her meetings with volunteers and clients for The food bankers.
Names of clients have been changed in this story to protect their identity.