Fiona Twycross, a Labour assembly member, writes on how we can stop food poverty in London.
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.
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.