ONE IN 14 BRITONS HAS USED A FOODBANK AMID “SHOCKING” LEVELS OF DEPRIVATION
Reports May Bulman, Social Affairs Correspondent for The Independent
May Bulman reports that, “Nearly 4 million adults in the UK have been forced to use Foodbanks due to “shocking” levels of deprivation, figures have revealed for the first time.”
These figures were revealed after an exclusive poll was commissioned by The Independent and the full article can be read here: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/food-banks-uk-how-many-people-adults-poverty-a8386811.html
With the ongoing reformation of the benefits system by the Government, it’s no coincidence that the use of Foodbanks has become an essential need for people being left penniless with nowhere else to turn.