Tag: Trussell Trust

5th November 2019 4

New Foodbank Study Blames Benefit System for Increases

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

A comprehensive three year study by National Foodbank charity Trussell Trust and Heriot Watt University has been released today. Titled;…

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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.