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# food-banks - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Conservative MP claims people use food banks because they cannot budget or cook properly
# Food Poverty
# Food Poverty

Conservative MP claims people use food banks because they cannot budget or cook properly

May 11th 2022, 4:34 PM 22,194 Views 19 Comments

Tory MP Lee Anderson made the remarks during a debate in the UK parliament.

# food-banks - Friday 8 October, 2021

Colleges around the country say that some students are having to rely on food banks to get by
# Food Banks
# Food Banks

Colleges around the country say that some students are having to rely on food banks to get by

Oct 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,472 Views 57 Comments
  • UCC Students' Union food bank ran out of food in 50 minutes on Wednesday.
  • Volunteers say demand has spiked in the face of rent hikes and other living costs.
  • Students' representatives say it's a result of third level education being underfunded by the Government, writes Céimin Burke.

# food-banks - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Theresa May: People use food banks 'for many complex reasons'
# Sparking Outrage
# Sparking Outrage

Theresa May: People use food banks 'for many complex reasons'

Apr 30th 2017, 12:11 PM 29,196 Views 89 Comments

The British Prime Minister was asked about the Conservative party’s record on poverty.

# food-banks - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Wealthy hunters are giving thousands of killed birds to food banks in Britain
# Grouse
# Grouse

Wealthy hunters are giving thousands of killed birds to food banks in Britain

Dec 6th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,623 Views 40 Comments

Donating the meat is aimed at improving the image of grouse hunting.

# food-banks - Monday 8 December, 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury warns over hunger in Britain
# Food Banks
# Food Banks

Archbishop of Canterbury warns over hunger in Britain

Dec 8th 2014, 10:00 AM 3,619 Views 9 Comments

A huge number of people in Britain have been forced to use food banks.

# food-banks - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Opinion: Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Opinion: Climate change is the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger

Jun 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 70 Views 235 Comments

Everyday items such as cereals, yoghurts and ice cream have a hefty climate footprint. A quarter of all emissions are coming from the food system and these emissions are growing as demand for food rises.

# food-banks - Friday 16 May, 2014

Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy
# Food Banks
# Food Banks

Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy

May 16th 2014, 5:01 PM 8,044 Views 19 Comments

He also said that families should not have to rely on charity to feed themselves.

# food-banks - Monday 21 April, 2014

How Twitter backlash against a controversial news story sparked a surge of charity donations
# Twittersphere
From The Daily Edge
# Twittersphere

How Twitter backlash against a controversial news story sparked a surge of charity donations

Apr 21st 2014, 4:59 PM 27,930 Views 13 Comments

A story in yesterday’s Mail on Sunday prompted an angry reaction on social media.

# food-banks - Monday 10 September, 2012

Column: Smart farming needed for the future
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Smart farming needed for the future

Sep 10th 2012, 2:20 PM 4,454 Views 18 Comments

Large-scale livestock farming is out of step with food-production needs and the effect of climate change, writes food writer and lecturer Frank Armstrong.