Ending the need for food banks in the UK: Why we’re joining the Local needs databank

From NPC:

In recent weeks we have been encouraged by politicians to cut back on luxuries and shop around for cheaper supermarket staples. But for people already struggling to afford the essentials, there is simply nothing left to cut and food banks across the UK are picking up the pieces.

As the cost of living crisis deepens, we are really pleased to be adding the Trussell Trust’s food parcel data to NPC’s Local needs databank—the tool that is bringing charity data together to help us better understand the changing picture of inequality across the UK.

Cutting through the complexity of inflation figures and global supply chain issues, data from charities such as the Trussell Trust provides a stark reminder of the impact of rising costs on people on the lowest incomes.

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