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Trussell Trust; ‘Foodbank Use UP 19% in 2018/19’

Trussell Trust Foodbank Figures 2018/2019 Universal Credit Sufferer - Alex Tiffin

National foodbank charity The Trussell Trust have released their end of year statistics for the period April 2018 to March 2019. They show that the number of food parcels they gave out rose by 19% to nearly 1.6 million. Just under 500,000 of those were for children. The main reason for this rise? Benefits not covering living costs. Earlier this

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DAMNING study shows Universal Credit IS to blame for rise in poverty and foodbank use

Universal Credit Foodbank Use 2017

National foodbank charity The Trussell Trust have released their latest study on the effect Universal Credit has had foodbank referrals and other poverty factors in the UK. The comprehensive study is damning for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) as it shows that the new benefit is directly to blame for the rise in foodbank use. More worryingly it

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