Millions of destitute Britons rely on charity handouts, yet ministers feel no shame

A government that leaves its citizens unable to even eat or wash has, by any definition, fundamentally failed

A decade ago, the emergence of mass food banks in the UK could genuinely be described as shocking.

  • Frances Ryan
  • The Guardian

The image of families queueing in their local church for a box filled with pasta and beans has not only since been normalised, it has spread.

This does not simply mean the number of food banks has grown in recent years – there are now more than 1,300 such places in the Trussell Trust’s network, compared to fewer than 100 in 2010, as well as…

As squeezed social security, low wages and high rents have left 2.4 million people in destitution, everything…

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