Following the Trussell Trust’s announcement last week that there has been a 170% rise in the number of people using foodbanks between 2012-13, thefoodbankers look at the data surrounding foodbanks and food poverty in the UK.
The Food Bankers examine the trajectory of the Ben Affleck and Hugh Jackman supported campaign that asks people to live below the poverty line for a week.
Chair of Cameron’s Oxfordshire constituency party, Liam Walker, 22, was forced to apologise and hide his Twitter after suggesting anyone would take food if it was free.
We pooled a list of the top 20 people raising awareness about foodbanks, waste and poverty. 1) Tristram Stuart, @Feeding5K. Tristram is a leading waste campaigner and recently treated government […]
With news that almost 350 000 people visited foodbanks in 2012, an increase of 170%, we take a look at research from the London Assembly on foodbanks published in March 2013.
Almost 350,000 people have had to visit foodbanks over the last year, according to the Trussell Trust.
Labour MPs are far more conscientious in visiting and supporting foodbanks and, importantly, making sure people know about it on twitter.
A joint study by Kelloggs and CEBR found that single parent households with more than one child will see their food bill rise by £341 within the next five years. Tom Knowles unpicks the shocking data.
Rachel Bayne speaks to Shooey about food waste, food poverty and the multicultural hub that is Ridley Road Market. Shoeey is a food writer for LovingDalston.co.uk who takes £5 down to her local market each week to cook up a scrumptious meal.
This article compares the number of foodbanks (including those under construction), the population and the poverty levels (as defined in the Index of Multiple Deprivation) in each London borough.