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Baroness Jenkin is the wrong target for our outrage over food poverty

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We shouldn’t let press hysteria distract us from the real problems with the UK food industry.

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Millions are at risk of hunger – ministers must acknowledge the scale of the crisis

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We must imagine a future without food banks.

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Coalition is doing nothing to help hungry families

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Damning new report finds that food banks are carrying out their work completely without government help

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How Labour can seize the initiative on food policy

Food will be one of the major challenges of the 21st century – and one on which the UK Labour party can lead on

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Coalition Britain: hungry children eating out of bins

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Hungry children in Stoke-on-Trent have been rummaging through bins looking for something to eat.

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The government’s overall objective should be simple: zero hunger

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Food poverty is an extreme example of what happens when the welfare system breaks down.

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Number of Londoners using food banks doubles, new figures show

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Almost 96,000 people collected three days emergency food aid from a London food bank in the last financial year.

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Coalition ‘in denial’ about food bank use, according to new report

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The coalition needs to “own up to the role it’s playing” in the growth of food banks, a new report says.

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Food bank bashing: when poverty dares speak its name

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The Tories are trying to discredit food banks because the alternative would be to accept that their policies are creating poverty.

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Government citing out of date figures in attempt to wriggle out of food bank shame

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The government is citing out of date figures in an attempt to wriggle out of its food bank shame, writes James Bloodworth.

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