Food banks: benefit sanctions leave clients hungry for months

A new study finds that vulnerable people who fall foul of benefit rules can be plunged into reliance on food parcels for up to half a year Benefit sanctions can plunge families into financial crisis, hunger, and dependency on food banks for up to…

Source: www.theguardian.com

The study, Cheshire Hunger looked in detail at the reasons why people had been given food bank vouchers and estimated the length of time they would be dependent on food aid…

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