Category: #FoodBankChallenge

7th February 2019 2

DWP BAN staff referring claimants to foodbanks

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

Details have emerged showing that The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has a hostile new policy regarding foodbank referrals.…

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4th August 2018 1

DWP to waste £217k on foodbank research – but is it just a ploy to appease the UN?

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

So foodbanks have been appearing in the news almost daily of late. Now Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has announced the Department for Work and pensions – DWP are going to waste £217,000 on researching IF their policies have contributed to the rise in foodbank use. As if they don’t already know the answer.