As one MP explained, “In this country, more people are facing food poverty in work than those out of work”.The debate shed light on the growing problem of food poverty and the massive increase of visitors at local food banks.
You can read the full report here.
Locally, the Eastbourne Foodbank does a tremendous job- and has helped over 6,500 people over the past 18 months. They highlight the fact that over 3,850 children currently live in poverty in Eastbourne. You can find out more about their work, including how you can help, by clicking here.