Food poverty

Labour warned that crackdown on shoplifters risks 'criminalising' poverty: 'Some are out of options'
shoplifting
Shoplifting

Labour warned that crackdown on shoplifters risks 'criminalising' poverty: 'Some are out of options'

The government will crack down on 'low value' shoplifting offences. It could disproportionately impact the most vulnerable, campaigners say
Inside the primary school 'food shop' ensuring children don't go hungry over summer break
Food poverty

Inside the primary school 'food shop' ensuring children don't go hungry over summer break

Food banks can take hope from election result – if Labour takes action before another tough winter
food bank
Charlotte White

Food banks can take hope from election result – if Labour takes action before another tough winter

More than two thirds of teachers worry children will go hungry this summer: 'Beyond heart-breaking'
Child poverty

More than two thirds of teachers worry children will go hungry this summer: 'Beyond heart-breaking'

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?
Free school meals

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?

Millions can't afford essentials like food. The next government must take action from day one
keir starmer campaigning ahead of general election
General election 2024

Millions can't afford essentials like food. The next government must take action from day one

'Out of touch': Rishi Sunak urged everyone to 'buy British' food – but there are several big problems
General election 2024

'Out of touch': Rishi Sunak urged everyone to 'buy British' food – but there are several big problems

Poverty costs the UK billions each year. Politicians must commit to ending it this general election
Trussell Trust food banks
General election 2024

Poverty costs the UK billions each year. Politicians must commit to ending it this general election

Yes, inflation is falling – but nearly 90% of Brits say cost of living crisis is far from over
inflation/ cost of living/ supermarket queue
Inflation

Yes, inflation is falling – but nearly 90% of Brits say cost of living crisis is far from over

Low pay as a trainee bus driver left me desperate. I skipped meals and ended up £46k in debt
james rossi, who faced debt
Cost of living

Low pay as a trainee bus driver left me desperate. I skipped meals and ended up £46k in debt

Benefits system is 'utterly failing' as food bank demand reaches record high: 'It's heartbreaking'
donate to a food bank
Food banks

Benefits system is 'utterly failing' as food bank demand reaches record high: 'It's heartbreaking'

'We're at breaking point': Food banks see record number of first-time users as demand soars
food bank
Food banks

'We're at breaking point': Food banks see record number of first-time users as demand soars

Tories won't let the UN investigate rise of food banks in UK. Labour must welcome them
Philip Alston UN investigates poverty, food poverty and food banks
Alex Firth

Tories won't let the UN investigate rise of food banks in UK. Labour must welcome them

Free school meals: Who is eligible? And how do you apply? Here's all you need to know
Free school meals
Free school meals

Free school meals: Who is eligible? And how do you apply? Here's all you need to know

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way
Poverty

Stigma of poverty is a 'wicked social problem', report warns – but it doesn't have to be this way

Jeremy Hunt’s last-minute household support fund reprieve is too little, too late
the household support fund
Sabine Goodwin

Jeremy Hunt’s last-minute household support fund reprieve is too little, too late

'It's not just wonky veg': Meet the women using an ancient practice to help tackle food poverty
Food poverty

'It's not just wonky veg': Meet the women using an ancient practice to help tackle food poverty

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work
Volunteers at Earlsfield Foodbank sort food in crates in the middle of a church
Charlotte White

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund
food bank/ household support fund
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks dread the inevitable consequences of abandoning the household support fund

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can't afford it
Trussell Trust food banks
Food banks

More than half of people on universal credit going without food because they can't afford it

Millions on universal credit left cold, without food and in debt – because the system is failing us
food bank
Helen Barnard

Millions on universal credit left cold, without food and in debt – because the system is failing us

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people
union chapel
Community activism

How iconic arts venue graced by Elton John and Amy Winehouse is helping homeless people

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Food and nutrition
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Food and nutrition

Cracking Good Food: Meet the group giving out free kitchen equipment to those in need
Cost of living

Cracking Good Food: Meet the group giving out free kitchen equipment to those in need

Homeless and hungry elderly people have become a silent crisis. We must help those who need it most
Alex Brown

Homeless and hungry elderly people have become a silent crisis. We must help those who need it most

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