Tag: Trussell Trust

25th April 2019 2

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

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

National foodbank charity The Trussell Trust have released their end of year statistics for the period April 2018 to March…

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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.