Chris Mould

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How 'Feeding Britain' Could Make a Massive Dent in the Problem of Hunger That Haunts Our Society

(14) Comments | Posted 8 December 2014 | (10:49)

The APPG on food poverty and hunger's seminal report goes beyond anything that's been done before on the problem of hunger in Britain. This powerful cross-party document validates what the voluntary sector has been saying for a long time about the distressing reality of hunger in the UK, and it...

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We Need to Work Together as a Nation to Help Our Struggling Families

(2) Comments | Posted 19 March 2014 | (10:20)

Come with me to a Trussell Trust foodbank for a couple of hours. Listen to people's harrowing stories of their fight to make ends meet on the few pounds left over when the bills are paid, and how they've been going hungry to bridge the gap. Pick almost anywhere in...

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The Cost of Christmas for Millions Facing Poverty

(36) Comments | Posted 11 December 2012 | (00:00)

More than 13 million people in the UK are living below the poverty line, according to the latest government statistics. Since recession began, increasing numbers of Britons have been turning to foodbanks as the rising cost of food and fuel combined with static incomes and high unemployment has pushed people...

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