Churches unite to act on food poverty: 600 leaders from all denominations demand Government U-turn on punitive benefits sanctions
‘The shocking scale of food poverty in Britain is exposed today by new figures showing record numbers of people are reliant on handouts because of punitive benefits sanctions.
More than 900,000 people were given emergency food in the past year, an increase of 163 per cent, according to figures from the Trussell Trust, the biggest food bank charity. The explosion in demand has coincided with an increase in those seeking help following a benefit sanction.
A coalition of anti-poverty charities, including the Trussell Trust, claims the figures show that the UK is breaching international law by violating the human right to food.
Separately, 600 church leaders from all major denominations, including 36 Anglican bishops, are writing to the Government today, calling for urgent action to address hunger among the poor.’
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Fury over the £3bn Britain spends on foreign aid to groups who waste it (and it's been handed out despite MPs being told of the misuse)‘Ministers have handed out billions in foreign aid even after being told that much of it is being wasted, it can be revealed.
Since the election, the Department for International Development (DfID) has given £3.3 billion to 12 organisations that offer ‘poor’ or ‘average’ value for money.
Five have been judged by civil servants to offer ‘poor’ value for money. The other seven, including the European Commission, are deemed ‘average’. Shockingly, DfID has increased funding for five of the groups.
The revelation will further anger Tory backbenchers who vehemently disagree with David Cameron’s decision to give 0.7 per cent of the country’s output in aid.’
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