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Food banks and welfare reform

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

A ‘right to food’ approach can help to determine ultimate responsibility for preventing hunger Last week the All Party Parliamentary Inquiry into hunger and food poverty was launched and today, the terms of reference will be finalised at a research summit in Portcullis House. The question of what is driving demand for food banks is likely to be prominent. The … Continue reading

9 April 2014 by
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Hungry for change: food insecurity in the wake of the crisis

The politics of the financial crisis have generated rising and unacceptable levels of hunger in advanced societies The only things that seem to be growing in the UK and US economies these days are hunger and food insecurity. The growth of food banks and other forms of hunger-relief charities is a strong reminder of the ‘pseudo-recovery’ we are in and … Continue reading

16 December 2013 by
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