food

  • Let's all have lunch!

    People often lament how the world of politics has very little to do with the ordinary lives of real people. For some parents, at least, that’s about to change.

    From September, all infant school children will be entitled to a free school meal. Across the country, children from all backgrounds will sit down together to a nutritious, healthy free lunch, fuelling concentration and learning.

  • New government commissioned report admits genuine need for food aid in UK

    February 20, 2014
    press release

    Following today’s warning by 26 Bishops about a national crisis of hunger, Defra has published a new research report that suggests that there is significant need for food aid in Britain today.

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  • The problem with good will

    In our Christmas appeal this year we mentioned Helen*, who we met at our food bank project in Tower Hamlets. Our advice helped Helen and her family get the financial support they needed. But we shouldn’t have met Helen in those circumstances. She shouldn’t have had to go to the food bank in the first place.