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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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A crisis made in Downing Street: one MILLION people visit food banks

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Almost one million people had to rely on a food bank for emergency food aid in the past year.

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The government must act to make hunger a thing of the past

TweetDan Jarvis MP (Labour, Barnsley Central) is the shadow culture minister There is enough food in the world to feed everyone. But not everyone has enough food. This simple truth – this injustice – was brought to our attention last week, as over 100 organisations joined together to launch the ‘Enough Food for Everyone If’ […]

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Survey reveals huge increase in number of pupils coming to school hungry

Research released today shows teachers have seen a huge increase in the number of pupils coming to school hungry, reports Shamik Das.

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Currie v Jones: Do people go hungry in Britain?

Alex Hern reports on Edwina Curries shocking comments on poverty in Britain

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DEC step up East Africa food crisis campaign

The Disasters Emergency Committee are stepping up their efforts to raise donations and bring aid to the millions at risk from starvation in the Horn of Africa.

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Disasters Emergency Committee needs to start coordinating Africa crisis response

Why hasn’t the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) stepped in and done more to coordinate the UK response to the Horn of Africa food crisis, asks Lord Avebury.

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World should have acted faster to tackle East Africa food crisis

Richard Miller, Executive Director of anti-poverty charity ActionAid, on how the international community could have done more to forsee the Horn of Africa emergency.

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