Children go hungry after benefit cuts

We cannot let children suffer. The financial crisis was not their fault. Literally hundreds of food banks have sprung up. They generally feed those whose benefits have been cut off. The system is not working for some and impacts kids too. This causes huge distress and sometimes crimes of desperation. Toby Brothers says, “I have represented an increasing number of people at Courts, who have found themselves stealing food. Often they are desperate and even homeless. One man I helped recently had been a soldier, then spent two years living in a forest because he suffered PT Stress disorder caused by active service. The benefit system is there as a safety net, but currently it has too many UKIP join today signholes in it.”

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