Foodbanks: Briefing for Opposition Day debate, 18 December 2013

December 2013

This briefing raises CPAG’s concerns about rising demand for food aid from UK families. It also presents initial findings from CPAG’s foodbanks project.

In particular, we emphasise that provision of high quality welfare rights advice must be more widely available and the DWP must urgently start utilising the ‘short-term benefit advances’ (STBA) system.