Food poverty

Food poverty in the UK: The causes, figures and solutions
Social Justice

Food poverty in the UK: The causes, figures and solutions

The UK’s rate of food poverty is among the worst in Europe. As the pandemic makes it harder for people to afford to eat, we explain what you need to know about the country’s growing hunger crisis

Free school meals: Everything you need to know
Social Justice

Free school meals: Everything you need to know

We outline free school meals eligibility, how much it costs, how children can access them, and how lockdown has affected kids’ school lunches

Cost of living crisis: Three quarters of Britons worried about rising cost of food, study finds
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis: Three quarters of Britons worried about rising cost of food, study finds

One in six people are now relying on food banks to get by, up from one in 10 in 2021.

‘It’s expensive to be poor’: How the cost of living crisis has impacted food prices
Food poverty

‘It’s expensive to be poor’: How the cost of living crisis has impacted food prices

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand
Cost of living crisis

Inside the homeless soup kitchen asking Nicola Sturgeon for a helping hand

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Why food prices are increasing so much
Cost of living crisis

Why food prices are increasing so much

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits
Cost of Living Crisis

Soup kitchen says it’s feeding young children every night as cost of living crisis hits

‘Your couriers have to use food banks’: Deliveroo accused of hypocrisy over Trussell Trust partnership
Food banks

‘Your couriers have to use food banks’: Deliveroo accused of hypocrisy over Trussell Trust partnership

‘These people have been failed’: A day in the life of a food bank coping with crisis
Cost of living crisis

‘These people have been failed’: A day in the life of a food bank coping with crisis

Food bank users will continue to struggle until benefits are raised to meet the cost of living
Tom Pollard

Food bank users will continue to struggle until benefits are raised to meet the cost of living

A CO2 shortage and higher phone bills are the latest cost of living pressures
cost of living crisis

A CO2 shortage and higher phone bills are the latest cost of living pressures

More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’
Housing

More than 50 organisations call on government to prevent impending ‘mass homelessness crisis’

Universal credit cut: What £20 can get you in a supermarket
Social Justice

Universal credit cut: What £20 can get you in a supermarket

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Onjali Raúf: ‘Kids are hyper-aware of the issues facing the world’
Books

Onjali Raúf: ‘Kids are hyper-aware of the issues facing the world’

Right to Food Day: Campaigners’ push for National Food Strategy inclusion
Activism

Right to Food Day: Campaigners’ push for National Food Strategy inclusion

Jamie Oliver: ‘Marcus Rashford has done a brilliant job’
Activism

Jamie Oliver: ‘Marcus Rashford has done a brilliant job’

Hairy Biker Si King releases charity single to raise money for food banks
Activism

Hairy Biker Si King releases charity single to raise money for food banks

Ian Byrne: The MP uniting football and political rivals on a right to food
Activism

Ian Byrne: The MP uniting football and political rivals on a right to food

‘Is it fair people go hungry? No’ Marcus Rashford backs Right to Food cause
Activism

‘Is it fair people go hungry? No’ Marcus Rashford backs Right to Food cause

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge launch Health Start vouchers cooking scheme
Activism

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge launch Health Start vouchers cooking scheme

Football fans ‘terrified’ of Super League impact on food banks
Activism

Football fans ‘terrified’ of Super League impact on food banks

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Newcastle backs Right To Food campaign to ‘end the scandal’ of poverty
Activism

Newcastle backs Right To Food campaign to ‘end the scandal’ of poverty

Jay Blades lived on ‘one tomato a day’ as a struggling teen
TV

Jay Blades lived on ‘one tomato a day’ as a struggling teen

Concerns over pupil hunger as one in five UK schools start food bank
Activism

Concerns over pupil hunger as one in five UK schools start food bank

‘Toast is king’: The breakfast scheme making sure all kids are fed
Activism

‘Toast is king’: The breakfast scheme making sure all kids are fed

‘Devastating’ photo of Glasgow food queue shows ‘need for action’
Activism

‘Devastating’ photo of Glasgow food queue shows ‘need for action’

Glasgow food queue: ‘If I didn’t come here I’d have nothing’ 
Activism

Glasgow food queue: ‘If I didn’t come here I’d have nothing’ 

Viral photo of freezing soup kitchen queue branded a ‘national failure’
Food poverty

Viral photo of freezing soup kitchen queue branded a ‘national failure’

What it’s like to accidentally start a movement
Opinion

What it’s like to accidentally start a movement

Marcus Rashford: ‘Everybody can play a role in combatting child food poverty’
Activism

Marcus Rashford: ‘Everybody can play a role in combatting child food poverty’

How LadBaby’s songs about sausage rolls have shined a light on food poverty
Activism

How LadBaby’s songs about sausage rolls have shined a light on food poverty

Marcus Rashford: ‘We all have a duty to protect our vulnerable’
Activism

Marcus Rashford: ‘We all have a duty to protect our vulnerable’

How will Brexit impact food prices in the UK?
Politics

How will Brexit impact food prices in the UK?

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